Celebrate NDP@Home: Singapore Shepherd’s Pie!

Shepherd's PieMake easy Shepherd’s Pie with a simple Singapore twist…!


  • 1 large red onion
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 5 tbsp curry powder
  • 3-4 tbsps of cooking oil
  • 1 pkt frozen mixed vegetables
  • 500g ground lamb or beef
  •  salt and ground black pepper
  • 1.5kg potatoes
  • 1 litre skimmed milk
  • 1 tbsp butter


Preparing the Meat

  • Peel and chop the garlic cloves (fine) and onions (chopped)
  • Heat a large pan, add oil and allow it to heat for a minute or so.
  • Fry garlic till slightly brown and add chopped onions.
  • When onions begin to soften, add curry power and fry till fragrant.
  • Add lamb or beef and brown for 8 minutes, turning it over regularly.
  • Add mixed vegetable, stir well and remove pan from fire.
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparing the mashed potato

  • Peel potatoes, quarter and put them into a pot of boiling water.
  • Boil for about 10 minutes until pieces and be skewered with a fork.
  • Thoroughly drain off the water.
  • To the cooked (dry) potatoes, add milk, butter, a pinch of salt and pepper
  • Mash till smooth.

Assembling the pie

  • Preheat oven to 190ºC or 375ºF
  • Place lamb or beef mix to a large baking dish
  • Layer mash over the meat mixture.
  • Cook in the oven for around 25 minutes, or until the mash is golden

Recipe serves 6 – 8

Here’s are more traditional recipes for a chicken or vegetarian version, as you prefer!



Plant a cocktail Singa flag on it to celebrate your achievement. Take a photo to commemorate the first time you cooked a Singapore pie!

Whatever you decide to do, make it a time to connect with family and to remember and appreciate the people who care about us, each in their own unique way.

Celebrate with more NDP@Home ideas:

Categories: At Home, Good Value, Indoors, Recipes, Short

2 replies

  1. Hey, hope I can add some minced chicken in the Shepherd’s Pie 🙂

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