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How to make Desi Shepherd’s Pie - An Indian avatar of the much loved shepherd’s pie is as good as the original.

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This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Chicken mince (चिकन कीमा), Mashed potatoes

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

Desi Shepherd’s Pie
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Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

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Desi Shepherd’s Pie
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Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Desi Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

  • Chicken mince 2 cups

  • Mashed potatoes 2 medium

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Garlic chopped 4 cloves

  • Onion finely chopped 1 large

  • Green chillies chopped 2-3

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Tomatoes chopped 2 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Melted butter 2 tablespoons

  • Cream 2 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

Clean the chicken mince and keep aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan, add garlic, chopped onion and sauté for a minute. Add half the chopped green chillies, chicken kheema and sauté for two to three minutes.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder, salt, red chilli powder and stir. Add chopped tomatoes, chopped coriander leaves, garam masala powder and mix. If the kheema forms any lumps, break them gently.

Step 4

Add salt, butter, cream and the remaining chopped green chillies to mashed potatoes and mix well. Put the mixture in a piping bag with a star nozzle.

Step 5

Keep stirring the kheema till it is well cooked. Put the kheema in a glass baking dish. Pipe the creamed potatoes on top making rosettes. Bake or grill till the potatoes turn a golden colour.

Step 6

Serve hot.

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