Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Cottage pie( English meat pie)
Minced Beef - 250 gm
Potatoes - 5 -7 medium size
Milk - 1/4 cup
Butter - 1 tbs
Carrot(chopped) - 3
Chicken stock - 1/2 cup
Worcestershire sauce - 1 1/2 tbs
Onion - 2
Garlic chopped- 1 tbs
Cheese - 75 gm
Boil potatoes and mash well by adding little milk,salt,pepper (optional) and butter.
In a pan fry the minced meat until its brown in colour.
In a saucepan saute onions,garlic for few minutes. Add chopped carrots,meat and chicken stock.Add salt,pepper and worcesteshire sauce and cook it covered for half an hour.
Meanwhile preheat the oven to 200 degree centigrade.In an ovenproof dish spread the meat mixure.Cover it with mashed potatoes and place it in the oven.After 20 minutes sprinkle the cheese on the top of the pie and bake for another 10 minutes.Serve warm !!
If we use minced lamb instead of beef they call it SHEPERD'S PIE.