Kerala Puffs

by NP
kerala puffs
Kerala Puffs is a spicy snack for the evening time with a hot cup of tea. With meat cooked with spiced onion mixture, these puff pastry parcels are packed with a ton of flavor. Perfect as a snack or light meal.If you love buttery, flaky layers of puff pastry, I want to tell you all about a must-try snack recipe that pairs perfectly with your afternoon tea. Basically, puffs are puff pastry parcels packed with your favorite filling. You can either go the traditional way adding the classic favorites like chicken, egg, vegetables or meat, or customize the filling to meet your taste.
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kerala puffs
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Frozen Puff Pastry Sheets - 1 pkt
  • Mutton(minced) - 300 gm
  • Onion(medium) - 2 nos
  • Masala podi/Garam Masala - 1 tsp
  • Chilly powder(As reqd) -
  • Coriander powder(As reqd) -
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Thick coconut milk - 1/2 cup
  • Green chillies(As reqd, minced) -
  • Ginger(garlic paste - 1 full tsp) -
  • Salt(As reqd) -
  • Egg - 1 no
  • Tomato(chopped) - 1
  • Oil - 3 tbsp
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Frozen Puff Pastry Sheets - 1 pkt
  • Mutton(minced) - 300 gm
  • Onion(medium) - 2 nos
  • Masala podi/Garam Masala - 1 tsp
  • Chilly powder(As reqd) -
  • Coriander powder(As reqd) -
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Thick coconut milk - 1/2 cup
  • Green chillies(As reqd, minced) -
  • Ginger(garlic paste - 1 full tsp) -
  • Salt(As reqd) -
  • Egg - 1 no
  • Tomato(chopped) - 1
  • Oil - 3 tbsp
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
Votes: 10
Rating: 5
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Instructions
  1. Cook the mutton mince in cooker with salt and turmeric along with as little water as possible.
  2. Fry the onions in oil until they are golden brown.
  3. Add the ginger-garlic paste, chillies and tomato and stir fry for 1 min.
  4. Add salt, coriander and chilli powders and stir for half a min and lower the heat.
  5. Let it cook, until oil separates from the mixture.
  6. Add the cooked meat and mix well.
  7. Let the water evaporate.
  8. When almost dry, add coconut milk and stir continuously, till the mixture is brown and dry.
  9. Stir in the masala podi/garam masala and keep aside to cool.
  10. While the meat is cooking, thaw the pastry sheets.
  11. Cut into 6 parts.
  12. Flatten each piece a little more and put 1 spoon of meat mixture into it and fold into half into a triangle.
  13. Press sides to seal.
  14. Preheat oven to 375 degree Fahrenheit.
  15. Repeat with all pieces and arrange them on a greased baking sheet.
  16. Mix 1 tsp of water with the egg and beat until well- mixed.
  17. Brush this on the puffs and bake until golden brown(around 5 - 15 mins).
  18. :- Substitute meat with Cauliflower and Potato or Chicken or egg. Just dont add coconut milk in the veggie puffs. Cooking times will vary. In case of eggs, use hard boiled eggs cut into half.
Recipe Notes

You can explore the dish Chicken Puffs
You can also visit Vegetable Samosa

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9 comments

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Arun Kumar.S May 3, 2010 - 5:09 am

Tasty and easy preparation too..

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Dollmy November 25, 2008 - 12:00 am

I`m pregant and I had this weird craving for puffs out of the blue,and I found your recipe online.I just cann`t stop thanking you for this amazing recipe. It was so so..great. My husband and I enjoyed every bit off it.
Thanks Again

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resmy December 3, 2008 - 11:29 pm

can u plz tell me the recipe of puff pastry sheets

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chinnu April 28, 2008 - 12:00 am

Hi..could you plsss tell me how can I make puff pastry.I dont know whether I can get it from B`lore grocery store

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Sherry October 8, 2007 - 12:00 am

Hi, I made this yest 08.10.2007. Wow…it was the first time I was trying to make puffs….and I too was really surprised as it came out so well and tasty….Thanks a ton….!!

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Reshmi July 7, 2007 - 12:00 am

Thanks for the excellent recipe… came out really good.

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Susan June 11, 2007 - 12:00 am

Excellent..Adipoli…i made it during the weeknd for my husband and friends…they all loved it…thank u very much for this wonderful recipe..it tasted so like the puffs we get in kerala…thanks a lot….

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Chikku May 5, 2006 - 12:00 am

Ugran!!!
This is sooo like what we get in Kerala bakeries.
Thank u Nisha.

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Sara July 31, 2006 - 12:00 am

This turned out really good. I used ground beef. For the cooks in the US, you can buy the puff pastry in the grocery store -Pepperidge Farm Pastry Puff..in the frozen dept.

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