How to make Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie -

A new avatar of British meat pie. pie made with assorted vegetables topped with mashed potato.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Potato mash, Carrots (गाजर)

Cuisine : British

Course : Main Course Vegetarian


You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Stuffed Capsicum - Cook Smart Matar Mushroom Kaikari Ishtew Farali Aloo ki Sabzi

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie Recipe Card


British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

  • Potato mash boiled mashed and peeled 4 medium

  • Carrots diced 1 large

  • Extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic cut into chunks 6-8 clove

  • Small onions 8-10

  • Mushroom quartered 10-12

  • Corn niblets 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 tablespoon

  • Butter 3 tablespoon

  • Milk 1/2 cup

  • Cream 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 200°C.

Step 2

Heat olive oil and oil in a non stick pan. Add garlic and shallots and sauté for one minute. Add carrot and sauté for two minutes. Add mushrooms, corn niblets, salt and pepper powder and stir.

Step 3

Mix the flour with one tablespoon of butter and divide into small portions. Add the milk to the vegetables in the pan and stir. Add the flour-butter mixture portion by portion, and stir till the mixture thickens.

Step 4

Transfer the vegetables into a pie dish. Place the mashed potatoes in a bowl. Add cream and remaining butter and mix well. Add salt and mix well.

Step 5

Spread this over the vegetables evenly so that all the vegetables are completely covered. Dip a fork in oil and press along the edge of the pie dish.

Step 6

This will seal the edges and also make a nice design. Keep the pie dish in the preheated oven and bake till the potatoes become light golden.

Step 7

Cut into wedges and serve hot with garlic bread.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.