Monday, 6 July 2015

Chicken Pie

Chicken Pie

For the Pastry
Ingredients
2 1/2 cups of All purpose flour
3 tbsp Butter
1/2 tsp baking powder
Salt to taste
3/4 cup  Cold water

Method
Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl. Rub the butter into the dry ingredients until a crumbly mixture is formed. Add the water little at a time to make a dough. Keep the dough covered for 30 minutes in the fridge.

For the filling
Ingredients
250 grams of Chicken Kheema
1 chopped Onions
1 tsp Chopped Garlic
1/4 tsp chopped Ginger
1 tsp Chopped Chillies
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp Pepper powder
1/2  tbsp oil
1 tbsp Butter
2 tbsp All purpose flour
1 cup of Milk
2 Eggs beaten
Chopped coriander leaves for garnishing.

Method
Take a pan, add oil, heat the oil. Add chopped garlic, sauté it for few minutes, add the onions, ginger and chillies. Sauté it till the onions are translucent in colour. Add the Kheema, add salt and pepper powder. Cook on a slow flame covered, stirring it occasionally till the water from the Kheema has dried up. Keep the cooked Kheema aside.  Take another pan. Add butter and let it melt. Add all purpose flour. Sauté it for few minutes. Remove the pan from the flame. Add 1/2 cup milk and whisk it till no lumps remain, add rest of the milk and keep it back on fire whisking it continuously till the white sauce has thickened. Add the beaten eggs and mix it in the White sauce. Add the white sauce to the Kheema and mix it well. Cook it for 2 minutes. Switch off the gas. Add the coriander leaves. Keep it aside.

For making the Pie
Dough
Kheema filling
12 cavity Cup cake pan
Oil for apply into pan
1 Egg beaten to brush the Quiches

Method
Take half the dough. Roll the dough out on a platform 1/4 inch thick. Take a cookie cutter and cut out 12 round circles. Apply oil into the cup cake cavities. Place each circle in each cavities. Gently pull the dough to cover up the cup cake cavity. Add one to two  spoons of the filling into the cavity. Roll out the remaining dough and cut 12 circles to cover the cavities. Wash the top with egg wash. Bake at 180 degrees celcius for 30 to 35 minutes till golden brown in a pre heated oven. Take it out from the oven, cool it a bit and serve.