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Ingredients :

•Plain Flour — 1 Kg
•Baking Powder — 1 teaspoon
•Margarine — 500g
•2 Eggs
•Salt — 2 pinches
•Cold Water – ½ cup or milkMeat Pie Filling:
•2 medium-sized Irish potatoes
•2 medium-sized carrots
•500g of minced meat
•1 medium-sized onion
•1 cooking spoon of Vegetable Oil
•Seasoning – 2 Maggi / Knorr cubes and 1 teaspoon of thyme
•2 tablespoons of plain flour
•Cold water — 1 cup
•Salt — to taste•1 egg (for glazing the pies)

Preparation :

A-Making the Filling:Step 1: Heat the oil and lightly brown the onionsStep 2: Add the minced meat and fry until brown, season the meat with the thyme, curry powder and the bouillon cube. Then add a cup of water and let it cook for 5 min.Step 3: Add the carrots and potatoes with 1 cup of water and salt to your taste.Cover the pot and let it cook till everything is tender (around 15 min) .Step 4: Dissolve the flour in some water and add in the filling. This will thicken the filling.Stop the heat and let the filling completely cool down.B-Making the dough:
Step 1: Add the flour in a bowl with the baking powder and a pinch of salt. Then mix well.Step 2: Add the margarine and mix thoroughly until the mixture looks more like bread crumbs.Step 3: Gradually add water while mixing until you get
Smooth doughStep 4: Roll out on a flat surface with rolling pin and cut into desired size wth a round cutterStep 5: Add the filling, fold & brush eggs on the inner side of the pastry to bindStep 6: Use fork to press the edges together or use a meat pie cutter if you haveStep7: Brush egg on it to achieve a golden color when baked
Once you’re done set on greased baking tray and put in the preheat oven.Once the meatpie is light brown, it is ready

Source: Pearlz Kitchen Pictures: Lukman Ishiq

” Please note that some meals are better to be prepared every once in a while because of some ingredients like meat, cheese, lot of sugar, fats..etc.
Having meals with these ingredients all the time may damage your health. ”

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