Chicken Cheese Fiesta recipe


  • 1 tbsp. yeast
  • 2/3 cup warm water
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. oil (or butter)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp. water
  • few poppy seeds for sprinkling
  • For the Filling :
  • 2 cups boiled chicken , chopped
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1 cup grated cheese
  • 2 tbsp. chopped parsley
  • cup chopped capsicum
  • cup chopped spring onions
  • cup chopped celery
  • 2 tbsp. cream
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. chilli powder
  • mustard sauce to taste

Cooking Instructions

Mix the yeast with warm water. Leave till frothy about 5 mins.

Add sugar, salt , oil and flour.
Knead well and form the dough into a ball.

Leave to rise in a greased bowl for 1 hour, keeping it covered with a damp cloth or plastic sheet.

Roll dough into two rounds, one slightly larger than the other.

Fit the smaller one into a greased shallow round pan.

Spread filling on dough and cover with the other larger round. Seal edges and flute.

Brush with egg yolk mixed with 1 tbsp. water. Sprinkle poppy seeds on top.

Bake at 200C for about 20 mins. until golden brown.

For Filling : Combine the boiled chicken , beaten eggs, grated cheese, chopped parsley, chopped capsicum, chopped spring onions, chopped celery, cream, lemon juice, chilli powder, salt , pepper and mustard.

Note : The dough is easy to roll if placed between sheets of plastic.

08 Mar 2011     987 views     NON-Vegetarian       Poultry > Chicken

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