How to make Fish Pie -

Mixed seafood cooked with white sauce, filled into short curst pie, topped with cheese and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Prawns (kolambi/jhinga), Squids (स्क्विड )

Cuisine : British

Course : Snacks and Starters

Fish Pie

Fish Pie Recipe Card


Hindi: jhinga
Favourite seafood? Prawns, prawns and more of prawns. A wide variety of small crustaceans, tiny relatives of the lobster, are known as prawns. Prawns are normally translucent when raw but get their distinctive pink or red colour on being cooked. one word of caution – if buying unpeeled prawns, smell for freshness and look for bright, shiny shells that have some spring left in them.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Fish Pie Recipe

  • Prawns (kolambi/jhinga) shelled and deveined, medium ½ cup

  • Squids ring ½ cup

  • Boneless fish cut into small pieces ½ medium

  • Five inch short crust pie 1

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Mixed herbs dried 1 teaspoon

  • Potato boiled, peeled and cut into small pieces 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Processed cheese grated as required

  • Mozzarella cheese grated as required

  • White Sauce

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 tablespoon

  • Milk ¾ cup

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180ºC.

Step 2

To make white sauce, heat 1 tablespoon butter in a non-stick pan. Add flour, mix and cook for a minute. Add milk, stir continuously and cook for a minute. Add salt, mix and cook for a minute.

Step 3

To prepare filling, heat butter in another non-stick pan. Add garlic and onion and saute till translucent. Add mixed dried herbs and mix well.

Step 4

Add prawns and toss on high heat to mix. Add squid rings and potato, mix and cook for a minute. Add white sauce and mix well. Add fish and mix well. Add salt and some processed cheese and mix well.

Step 5

Put the fish mixture in the pie fitted in a pie dishand level it out with a fork. Top with mozzarella and processed cheese.

Step 6

Place the fish pie in preheated oven and bake till the cheese has gratinated.

Step 7

Cut into wedges and serve hot.

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