Chicken Pie with Potato Pastry

Ingredients for chicken pie:

1. Medium sized chicken boneless – 1 (make small pieces)
2. Salt – as needed
    Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
    Vinegar – 1.5 big spoons
    Green papaya paste – ½ inch piece
3. Oil – 4 big spoons
4. Onion finely chopped – 2
5. Ginger-garlic paste – 2 tsp
    Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
    Tomato cut into small pieces after skin removed – 2
6. Green chillies chopped – 4
    Chilli powder – ½ tsp
    Pepper powder – ½ tsp
7. Coriander leaves – 4 dessert spoons
8. Cinnamon and cloves powdered – ¼ tsp

How to prepare chicken pie?

  1. Immerse tomato in boiled water for 2-3 minutes to remove its skin easily. Then make it into pieces.
  2. Marinate chicken pieces using ingredients 2.
  3. Heat oil and sauté onions. When it’s done, add ingredients one by one and sauté again. You can add water if needed.
  4. Add marinated chicken pieces to it and stir well.
  5. Add ingredients 6 to it and keep stirring till chicken is cooked.
  6. Add coriander leaves and cinnamon-cloves powder and mix well and take chicken pie from flame.


Ingredients for potato pastry:

  1. Maida – 300 gm
  2. Salt – as per taste
  3. Pepper powder – ¼ small tsp
  4. Butter – 150 gm
  5. Potato cooked and smashed well – 300 gm
  6. Water – a little

How to prepare potato pastry?

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180 degree.
  2. Blend well maida, salt and pepper powder.
  3. Use finger tips to add butter to it and make the mixture similar to bread crumbs.
  4. Now mix potato along with a little water to the above mixture and make a ball.
  5. Take an aluminum tray and apply a little butter on its surface.
  6. Divide the potato ball to two equal halves.
  7. Make a rectangular shape from one half and place it in oven dish. Place chicken filling on its top.
  8. Again make another rectangular piece from the remaining potato ball and place it on the top of chicken filling as second layer.
  9. Using a fork, press its edges to join two pieces. On the top also, prickle using fork so that vapours evaporate easily. Mix a white yolk and a little milk and pour on its top.
  10. In a pre-heated oven, bake for 35-40 minutes. Your chicken pie with potato pastry is ready to serve.

    Read a few more chicken curry/side dish recipes here. Click on the images in the gallery to read.

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