B'stilla Recipe

B'stilla is a delicious chicken pie and makes a great buffet dish. Learn how to make/prepare B'stilla by following this easy recipe.
B'stilla Recipe
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cooking Time 60 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Rating 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 4
Calories Per Serving 908
  • 2 skinless, boneless Chicken Breast Halves
  • 2 tbsp Chicken Bouillon Granules
  • 2 cups Hot Water
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2 tbsp fresh Parsley (chopped)
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon (ground)
  • 2 tsp White Sugar
  • 1 (17.5 ounce) package frozen Puff Pastry (thawed)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • ¼ cup Butter (melted)
How to make B'stilla:
  • Preheat oven to 360°F (180°C).
  • Place a small saucepan over medium-low heat and place the chicken breasts in it.
  • Add chicken bouillon granules and hot water over the breasts.
  • Cook for about 8 to 10 minutes, till the chicken is no longer pink in the center.
  • Remove the chicken breasts and dice them. Set aside.
  • Separate the bouillon and reserve it.
  • Take a small bowl and combine together eggs and parsley.
  • Pour ½ cup from the reserved bouillon and whisk well.
  • Mix cinnamon and white sugar in another bowl.
  • Remove one sheet of pastry and roll it into a 12 inch square.
  • Remove another pastry sheet and roll it into two 8 inch squares.
  • Take a 9 inch pie pan and fit the 12-inch square into it.
  • Spread half of the diced chicken at the bottom of the pastry.
  • Pour in half the egg mixture.
  • Sprinkle half of cinnamon mixture on top.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Cover the mixture with one 8-inch square.
  • Add the remaining chicken, egg mixture and cinnamon mixture.
  • Add some more salt and pepper.
  • Cover with the second 8-inch square.
  • Gently fold the edges of the bottom pastry, over the top of the pie.
  • Brush the top with butter.
  • Bake the pie for 40 minutes or till it turns golden brown.
  • Serve warm or cold.