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

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Chicken mince,

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course_Chicken

Desi Shepherd’s Pie

Desi Shepherd’s Pie Recipe - How to make Desi Shepherd’s Pie


Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Chicken mince 2 cups

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Garlic chopped4 cloves

  • Onion finely chopped1 large

  • Green chillies chopped2-3

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Tomatoes chopped2 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped1 tablespoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Melted butter 2 tablespoons

  • Cream 2 tablespoons

  • Potatoes boiled and mashed2 medium


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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