Crafting Fluffy Perfection: Market-Style Meat and Rice Pies

Embark on a culinary journey to the nostalgic charm of market-style meat and rice pies with this delightful recipe. Featuring a secret ingredient for extra fluffiness, these pies will transport you to a time of pure bliss. Discover the art of crafting fluffy perfection and relish in the delightful simplicity of these market-style pies.



  • 150g Potatoes
  • 300g Potato broth
  • 500g Flour
  • 1 tsp. Yeast
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 2 tsp. Sugar
  • 3-4 tbsp. Oil


  • 200g Meat
  • 200g Rice
  • 3 Onions
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Tips and Tricks: Elevating Your Pies

Achieve the fluffiest market-style meat and rice pies by incorporating these tips into your culinary journey:

  1. Potato Power: Boil 150g of potatoes and mash them into 300g of potato broth for a unique dough base.
  2. Dough Harmony: In a mixing bowl, combine the potato mixture with 500g of flour, 1 tsp. yeast, 1 tsp. salt, 2 tsp. sugar, and 3-4 tbsp. oil. Knead until the dough is smooth and elastic, then cover and let it rise for about an hour.

Instructions: Crafting Market-Style Perfection

Follow these simple steps to create the fluffiest market-style meat and rice pies that capture the essence of nostalgia:


  1. Meat and Rice Symphony: Cook 200g of meat and 200g of rice separately for a well-balanced filling.
  2. Onion Elegance: Chop 3 onions and sauté until golden brown to add a flavorful touch.
  3. Flavorful Fusion: Combine the cooked meat, rice, sautéed onions, and season with salt and pepper to taste.


  1. Dough Divinity: Divide the risen dough into portions for individual pies.
  2. Flatten and Fill: Flatten each portion and add a generous amount of the meat and rice filling.
  3. Fold and Seal: Fold and seal the edges to form perfect pies, ensuring a delightful bite in every bite.
  4. Bake to Perfection: Bake the pies until they turn golden brown, achieving the ideal market-style appearance.


As you savor these fluffy market-style meat and rice pies, you’re not just enjoying a meal – you’re embarking on a journey down memory lane. The secret ingredient in the dough elevates the fluffiness, making each bite a nostalgic bliss. Bake, savor, and relish in the delightful simplicity of these market-style pies!

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