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Half Moon Steak Pies with colored and sesame seeds topping

Half Moon Steak Pies

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  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Additional Time: 0 hours
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 24 1x
  • Category: Appetizers and Snacks


Perfect and delicious savory hand pies and such easy to make Half Moon Steak Pies. 


Units Scale
  • 250 g steak
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves fresh grated garlic
  • Aromat (all-purpose savory seasoning)
  • Robertson Steak and Chops spice
  • Robertson Traditional Braai mix
  • 2 teaspoon Corn starch, Maize Starch, or Corn Flour (Maizena)
  • 30 ml of water


Braise onion in oil. add cubed steak.

Add garlic and above spices and cook until soft and succulent.

Lastly, make a paste with cornflour and water, then remove it from the stovetop when the sauce thickens.

24 Round butter pastry shells

Put filling in the center and fold over like a half-moon and cut 1 slit in the center and sealed well.

Brush over with well-beaten egg and sprinkle assorted seeds over it.

Chia seeds, sesame seeds, and colored sesame seeds

Bake for 26min @ 180 C / 350F until golden brown.


Prepared, tried, and tested Feriel Sonday

You will never in the future be short of a recipe for Pies again!


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 75
  • Sugar: 0
  • Sodium: 11
  • Fat: 4
  • Saturated Fat: 1
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 5
  • Fiber: 0
  • Protein: 6
  • Cholesterol: 19

Keywords: half moon pies, steak pies

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