Vegetable Pie


Ingredients:

  • 2 cups plain flour (maida)
  • 100 gms. chilled butter
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • chilled water

For Filling

  • 2 cups Chopped vegetables of choice (eg. potatoes, peas, beans, carrot, spinach, cauliflower etc, All or any)
  • 2 onions
  • 1 tomato
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/2" piece ginger
  • 1 tbsp. oil
  • 1/2 tsp. red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp. curry masala (or garam masala)
  • 1 tbsp. cream
  • 1 tsp. corn flour
  • salt to taste

Method

  • Sieve together flour and salt.
  • Add chilled butter. Mix with fork till mixture is crumbly.
  • Sprinkle chilled water over it.
  • Quickly, with light hand mix the dough into a lump.
  • Do not over knead.
  • Chill dough for 15 mins. in a plastic bag.
  • Roll dough into 4" thick round.
  • Place over a greased pie plate.
  • Prick with a fork all over.
  • Bake in a pre-heated oven for 12 mins., or till light brown. Keep aside.

Filling

  • Grate tomato, onion, ginger.
  • Finely chop green chillies.
  • Chope and boil other vegetables.
  • Heat oil in a skillet, add the grated vegetables and chillies.
  • Cook for 4-5 mins. Stirring occasionally.
  • Add all other ingredients except cream.
  • Cook till the water evaporates and curry is thick.
  • Sprinkle a little cornflour over the crust.
  • Pour and spread the filling in the shell.
  • Pour cream all over.
  • Bake for 8-10 mins. in pre-heated oven.
  • Slice and serve warm.

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