Onion Hand Pies | How to make Onion Hand Pies

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Created on 21st Jun 2017
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  • By Femina Shiraz
    Created on 21st Jun 2017

About Onion Hand Pies

Onion hand pies are similar to the Indian version of onion samosas, just made healthier. Instead of frying, these are baked.

Onion Hand Pies, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Femina Shiraz. Onion Hand Pies is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Onion Hand Pies is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Onion Hand Pies by Femina Shiraz is perfect to serve 4 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Onion Hand Pies.

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People
Onion Hand Pies

Ingredients to make Onion Hand Pies

  • For the Pie Crust:
  • Wholewheat flour 3/4 cup
  • All purpose flour 1/4 cup
  • Ice cold water 1/4 cup
  • Cold butter 1/2 cup
  • Vinegar 1 tbsp
  • Salt as required
  • For the filling:
  • Onion (chopped) 4
  • Green chilies (chopped) 2
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • Garam masala powder 1/2 tsp
  • Salt as required
  • chopped coriander leaves 1 tbsp
  • vegetable oil 2 tbsp
  • Milk 1 tbsp (for wash)
  • White sesame seeds 1/2 tsp

How to make Onion Hand Pies

  1. Take the flours and salt in a bowl.
  2. Then add the cold butter cubes and rub to form coarse crumbs.
  3. Then add the ice cold water little by little and start kneading.
  4. Add the vinegar too.
  5. Knead to form a soft dough.
  6. Cover with a cling film and refrigerate for about 2 hours.
  7. Meanwhile prepare the filling.
  8. Heat oil in a pan.
  9. Add the chopped onions until they turn soft and pink.
  10. Next add the ginger garlic paste and green chilies and saute until the raw smell goes off.
  11. Simmer the flame and add salt, turmeric powder and garam masala powder and mix well.
  12. Add the chopped coriander too.
  13. Cook covered for a minute.
  14. Switch the flame off and allow to cool completely.
  15. Take the dough out and allow to rest at room temperature for about 15-20 minutes
  16. Roll the dough out and cut out rectangular shapes or any shape of your choice, in pairs
  17. Take a rectangle crust and place 2-3 tsp of the filling on it leaving a little space around the edges.
  18. Apply little water on the edges.
  19. Place another rectangle on top and press to seal.
  20. Seal with the tips of a fork too.
  21. Apply milk wash on top and sprinkle white sesame seeds.
  22. Make small slits on tip.
  23. Repeat until all the dough and filling is used up.
  24. Preheat the oven to 180 degree centigrade.
  25. Bake for 25-30 minutes.
  26. Allow to cool a bit.

Reviews for Onion Hand Pies (1)

Anu Sachdeva2 months ago
Such an amazing version of samosa.