Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Shepherd's Pie

500 gms minced beef/lamb/chicken
2 med onions chopped
6 cloves of garlic minced
2 green chillies chopped finely
1 cup chopped carrots
1 cup chopped capsicum
1 cup green peas
4 big potatoes boiled (about 1 kg)
4 tablespoons butter
4 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp pepper powder
1 1/2 veg. Maggie Cube


Peel and quarter potatoes, boil in salted water until tender (about 20 minutes).

While the potatoes are cooking, take 4 tbsp oil in a large frying pan.

Fry the green chillies then add the garlic brown lightly now add the onions cook until translucent for 10 minutes. Add carrots. Add capsicum & peas cook for 5 minutes. Add the mince, veg. cubes & pepper powder , Cook for another 10 minutes on slow flame until the mince has cooked.

Mash potatoes in a bowl , add 4 tbsp butter, season with salt to taste.

Spread the cooked mince mixture in a baking dish.

Pour the mashed potatoes in a piping bag and pipe the mashed potatoes over the minced mixture.

Bake it for 30 minutes in a preheated oven @ 180 Deg. C. Last few minutes put on the top flame and brown.

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