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How to make the Best Nigerian Meat pie

How to make Nigerian Meat Pie

Nigerian Meat Pie is a very popular snack that is very easy, yet tricky to make. Guests never turn down meat pie offer, so if you know how to make it, you are a star of the people. I have broken down the steps the easiest way I could below, and you can refer back to the video or message me with any question or concern. Don’t forget to subscribe to our blog as well. Thank you for stopping by and hope to see you again soon.


Pie Fillings;

  • 2 tbsp.. butter
  • 2 lbs. beef
  • half cup diced red onion
  • half cup diced carrots
  • 1 medium potato (diced)
  • 1 tbsp. Maggi (bouillon)
  • half cup water
  • 1 tbsp. flour
  • salt and pepper to taste

Dough ingredients;

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsps. baking powder
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3 raw eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg white


Pie Filling directions;

  1. pour butter in a hot pan
  2. add the meat and let it simmer for 10 minutes
  3. add salt and pepper and stir
  4. add onion and carrot, stir, and add potato
  5. add Maggi (bouillon), stir for 2 minutes and add water
  6. cover and cook for about 25 minutes
  7. add 1 tbsp. flour and stir until it thickens, then set aside.

Dough making directions;

  1. Add all the dough ingredients together in a mixer and knead for 15 minutes
  2. Transfer the dough to a kneading or hard surface and knead for additional 10 minutes
  3. Cut the dough into desired sizes
  4. Use a roller to flatten each dough and set aside

Meat Pie Making directions;

  1. Lay a flat dough on a flat surface, add meat pie fillings, and fold in halves
  2. Arrange dough in a greased baking pain
  3. wash the top of each dough with egg white (it gives the meat pie a golden brown look)
  4. Bake on low heat (about 350 degrees) for 25-30 minutes
  5. You can check for doneness by cutting the meat pie in the middle to visualized the inside.
  6. Your Nigerian meat pie is ready for your taste bud at this point, ENJOY!.

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My name is Juliet. I am Registered Nurse by profession, but cooking is my hobby. I love food, and I love creating recipes. I love trying different cuisines, but I mostly focus on African cuisine and American cuisine especially being a Texan. I am trilled to have you stopped by my page, and while you're here please subscribe and join my nurse kitchen community.

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