Introduction: Money Bag Pie

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Money bag Pie.. It is stuffed with (not pennies :p) savory filling.. It looks as well as tastes so great.. It's definitely a crowd pleaser dish :)

Step 1: Ingredients

Ingredients for dough

1 cup all purpose flour

2 tbsp oil

1/4 tsp Salt

1 tsp sesame seeds (optional)

1/2 to 3/4 cup of lukewarm water


Ingredients for filling

1 large potato or 2 medium size potato, boiled and mashed

1 medium size onion, chopped

1/4 cup carrot, shredded

1 tsp garlic, chopped

1 tbsp fennel seed

1/2 tsp chilli powder

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

1 tbsp oil

Salt to taste


Some APF for dusting

7 no of spring onion , cut it like thread to tie the money bag

Oil for deep frying

Step 2: Dough Preparation

Take all dry ingredients in a bowl, combine all together.

Add oil and half cup of water and mix until it attain dough consistency. Add little water if i'ts dry. If It is sticky, add some flour.

cling wrap the dough and let it sit until usage.

Step 3: Filling Preparation

Take mashed boiled potatoes in medium bowl.

Add chilli, turmeric powder and salt. Mix until incorporated.

Heat oil in pan on medium flame. Add garlic, fennel seeds and saute for 15 sec.

Add onion and carrot. Saute until it turned to soft.

Add potato mixture and mix well. Close the lid and cook for 5 minutes over low flame.

Turn off the flame. Let it cool for sometime.

Step 4: Making Money Bag Pie

Take the dough and divide it into 8 equal portions.

Dust the floor with some All Purpose flour. Take one portion and roll it into thin disc using rolling pin.

Spoon some fillings in the center of rolled dough. gather the edges and tie with spring onion thread.

Repeat the same process for rest of the dough.

Step 5: Frying Pies

Heat oil for deep frying over medium flame. Once the oil is heated, carefully drop the money bag into the oil.

Fry until it turn to golden brown color in all sides. Drain excess oil using paper tissue.

Serve them with Mint chutney or Ketchup.

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