Thursday 21 October 2010

Finnish Pie

Finnish Pie
(6 servings)

Minced meat-500gm
Minced onion-1 cup
Dry bread crumbs-4 tsp
All purpose flour-4 tsp
Butter-4 tsp
Cooked potato-500gm
Minced ginger-1tsp
Milk- 1 ½ cups
Pepper powder-3/4 tsp or to taste
Nutmeg powder-1/4 tsp
Salt- to taste

  • Sauté the onion and ginger in butter first, and then the meat.
  • Add ¼ cup water and enough salt and cook the meat with a lid on.
  • When it is dry add the spices and the flour, stir well and then remove from fire.
  • Grease an oven proof dish and arrange the cooked slices of potato in the bottom and sides.
  • Put meat inside and cover with more potato slices.
  • Whisk the egg, add milk and salt and pour it evenly over the pie.
  • Sprinkle the crumbs on top, put knobs of butter here and there and bake in a 350F (180C) pre heated oven till the top is golden brown.
  • Serve with Bread or Dinner Rolls.

Recipe Adapted from: Mrs. B.F. Varughese’s Recipes for All Seasons.


  1. Sounds interesting and new to me...looks delicious

  2. I've heard the name before but seeing it for the first seem to be on a bread baking spree these days..keep going!!

  3. new to me too!..another classic pie from the expert baker! :)

  4. Enjoyed browsing thro' ur space and loved the dishes and the bakes. Happy to follow u:)


  5. new one.. but looks yumm...

  6. Delicious and very tempting pie..

  7. Looks yum Swapna, a variationlike Shepherds pie perhaps? I did have a nosy question, what are those cute heart shaped things in the first pic? bread??

  8. i am definitely trying this...its more or less like a cottage pie, but you dont use mashed potatoes and there is no egg wash.

  9. tried it out. It was really good. Thanks for the wonderful recipe


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