Thursday, November 29, 2012

Vegetable shepards pie

                   On cold wintery nights I prefer warm one dish meals . This is an awesomely easy recipe and is ready in a jiffy . This is a very accomodating recipe so you can change everything according to your liking .

We need :

3-4 big potatoes
1/2 cup sour cream
2 tbsp butter
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup cheese
1 tbsp oil
1 onion chopped
2 cups mixed vegetables ( i used 1/2 bag of frozen mixed vegetable , 1 bell pepper and 1/2 lb mushrooms ** Princess Pea tries new food only if she sees lots of mushrooms**)
1 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic- green chilli paste
1 tsp garam masala
salt to taste

To proceed :

1) Boil the potatoes.
2) Mash the potatoes with salt , 1 tbsp butter , sour cream , milk and cheese .
3) Heat remaining butter with oil in a pan .
4) Add onions and ginger garlic chilli paste and saute for couple of minutes .
5) Add vegetables and cook till they are half cooked .
6) Add salt and garam masala and cook for a min .
7) Keep aside .

To assemble :

1) Preheat the oven to 350 F .
2) Grease the rectangular pan .
3) Press half of the mashed potatoes on the bottom of the pan .
4) Spread the vegetables and top with rest of the potatoes .
5) Bake in a pre heated oven for 20 mins and then broil on high for 5 mins .
6) Serve warm .


Indulge said...

This looks very easy and a quick recipe. One doubt, Sorry never ever had eaten this pie before, but is the crust with mashed potatoes?? I thought you need a pie crust for this pie? Will be trying this soon.
Love Ash.

Kane's Coop said...

Yes Ash, mash potatoes make the crust and top of the pie ..Nothing to buy specifically for this dish..thats what I love the most about this dish..