Indian Spiced Shepherds Pie

March 24, 2021

Indian Spiced Shepherds Pie

Shepherds pie with a twist...

A great dish for all the family, packed full of veg and a great way to introduce little ones to spice.

I prefer this to a classic shepherds pie, the topping is so much lighter. Kids prefer the classic version apparently but who’s cooking kids?! They still polished it off.

INGREDIENTS 
Serves 6-8

  • 1kg Lamb Mince
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • I x large onion, diced
  • 1tsp cumin seeds
  • 1tsp turmeric
  • 4tsp Garam masala
  • 5 garlic cloves, grated
  • 1tbsp grated ginger
  • 2 red chillies, de-seeded, finely sliced (add more for spice)
  • 1tbsp tomato purée
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 500ml lamb or beef stock
  • 200g baby spinach

For the mash:

  • 4-5 large Maris Piper potatoes, peeled and cut into 3cm chunks
  • 1 sml cauliflower, cut in florets
  • 2 x parsnips, peeled and cut into 3cm chunks
  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 60ml whole milk
  • 1tsp turmeric
  • Nigella seeds & coriander to finish.

METHOD
1. Heat oil, fry onion until soft, add spices, fry for 2 mins.
2. Add ginger, garlic, chilli, fry for 1min.
3. Add mince to pan and fry until browned.
4. Stir in tomato purée, grated carrot & stock. Simmer for 20 mins.
5. Meanwhile boil potatoes, parsnips & cauliflower until soft (approx 20mins).
6. Mash very well with milk, butter, turmeric & S&P.
7. Stir spinach into mince until wilted, season to taste.
8. Place mince into bottom of large baking dish, top with mash, sprinkle with nigella seeds.
9. Bake at 180 degrees for 30mins or until brown and crispy on top.
10. Serve with chopped coriander and green veg.

Enjoy!

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