Vchunks pie

Enjoy a taste of Nigeria with Vchunks pies – golden crust filled with savory minced Vchunks, carrots, and potatoes, seasoned to perfection. A delightful blend of oat and cassava flour forms the crust for this flavorful, satisfying dish. Ideal for gatherings or a tasty snack, these pies and embody the essence of soft vibes.

  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 45 minutes


Servings: 1

For the Dough

  • 400 g
    Roll oat flour
  • 100 g
    Cassava flour
  • 250 g
    Vegan butter
  • 1 tsp
    Baking powder
  • 1 pinch
  • Cold Water

For the Filling:

  • 250 g
    Plant-based meats (Vchunks) minced
  • 1 medium
    Onion finely chopped
  • 2 medium
    Carrots diced
  • 2 medium
    2 medium potatoes diced
  • 2 tbsps
    Vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves
    Garlic minced (optional)
  • 1 tsp
    Curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • Salt Adjust to taste
  • Pepper Adjust to taste


Prepare the Dough:

  1. Combine the flour, baking powder, and a pinch of salt In a mixing bowl.

  2. Using your fingers add the margarine, rub it into the flour mixture until it resembles breadcrumbs.

  3. Add cold water gradually and knead until a smooth dough forms. Cover it with plastic wrap and let it rest while you prepare the filling.

Prepare the Filling:

  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat.

  2. Add the chopped onions and garlic (if used) and sauté until translucent.

  3. Add the Plant-based meat (Vchunks) and cook until browned, breaking it up with a spoon.

  4. Add the diced carrots and potatoes and continue to cook for a few minutes until they start to soften.

  5. Season with curry powder, thyme, salt, and pepper. Stir well and cook until the vegetables are tender.

Assemble the  Vchunks Pies:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C).

  2. Roll out the dough on a floured surface to about 1/8-inch thickness.

  3. Use a round cutter or a glass to cut out circles from the dough.

  4. Place a spoonful of the Vchunks filling in the center of each dough circle.

  5. Fold the dough to form a half-moon shape and use a fork to seal the edges.

  6.  Place the assembled Vchunks pie on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.


  1.  Brush the tops of the Vchunks pies with some plant milk for a golden finish (optional).

  2.  Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until they are golden brown.


  1. Allow the Vchunks pies to cool slightly before serving. They can be enjoyed warm or at room temperature.

  2. Enjoy your homemade Nigerian style Vchunks pies!


Cuisines: Nigerian
Keywords: golden crust, Vchunks Pies
Special diets: Healthy, Nut-free, Peanut-free
Difficulty: Level 2 (average)
Cooking time: 30-60 minutes
Number ingredients: 10-15 ingredients
Taste: Savory, Spicy
Preparation method: Baking
Type of dish: Pastries, Snacks
Campaigns: VeggieChallenge