Exotic chicken pie

Preparation info
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Almost Vegetarian Cookbook

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1999

  • About

This pie might have been put together by an Anglo-Indian cook during the British Raj in India.


For the Pastry

  • 275g (9oz) strong plain flour
  • 25g (1


To make the pastry, put the flour, ground rice, salt, turmeric and coriander into a bowl. Mix the ingredients together. Add the butter pieces to the flour mixture and rub the mixture with your finger tips until it resembles rough bread crumbs. Add just enough of the very cold water, stirring with a knife, until the pastry just begins to stick together. Gather up the dough into a ball. Wrap the