Halwai June 27, 2019

Ingredients:

• For the Filling:
• 4 – medium size Potatoes
• 2 – Onions chopped
• 1/2 kg – Beef from the round portion (or mutton) cut into small bits
• 2 tsp – pepper
• Salt to taste
• 1 tsp – chopped Mint
• For the Pie Crust Dough
• 3 cups – flour
• 3 tbsp – oil
• 2 tsp – Butter
• 1/2 cup – water or just enough to make a soft dough

Method:

  1. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees centigrade.
  2. Wash and peel the potatoes and cut into small cubes.
  3. Wash the meat well.
  4. Mix the potatoes, chopped onions, mint, meat, salt and pepper together and fry lightly with a little oil on low heat for about 5 to 6 minutes.
  5. Keep aside.
  6. Mix flour and the oil and just enough water to make a soft pie crust dough.
  7. Roll out dough into 6 equal circles using a saucer to cut them.
  8. In the centre of each circle spoon in the filling utilizing all the filling for the 6 Pasties.
  9. Put a tbsp of butter over each mound of filling.
  10. Fold the circle over and crimp the edges.
  11. Place pasties on a greased baking tray and make a slit in the top of each.
  12. Bake for about 1 hour till done.
  13. Recipe Courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes

Recipe courtesy of Bridget White