Indian puff pastries (also known as curry puffs in India): These lip-smacking pastry sheets filled with spicy vegetable filling (vegetable curry) is a popular Indian snack dish. With frozen puff pastry sheets readily available in the market, these are so easy to make and are perfect as an appetizer/snack and are perfect for large gatherings. They can be served with Cilantro chutney or ketchup. —Swetha Patel
Phyllo dough puff pastry sheets
water of milk to seal the edges
butter or egg for brushing the pastry
Green chili, finely shopped
garam masala/curry powder
red chili powder
salt to taste
boiled, peeled and mashed potatoes
finely chopped or shredded carrots
In This Recipe
Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
. Add cumin and mustard seeds. Cook until they sizzle and crackle.
Add Hing(Asafoetida), curry leaves, green chilis, and ginger-garlic paste, and mix on low heat for ~30 secs.
Add turmeric, red chili powder, and garam masala. Stir in peas, corn, and carrots. Mix well and let them sauté for about 2-3 mins on medium flame.
Finally, add mashed potatoes, mix everything well and cook/sauté the mixture for 5-10 minutes to blend everything together.
Turn off the heat, add cilantro, mix, and cool the mixture before ready for stuffing.
Thaw the sheets according to packet instructions and preheat using packets temp settings.
Cut the sheets into squares or shape desired.
Add the desired amount of filling, fold the sheets, and seal the edges using water or milk.
Brush each pastry with butter or eggs.
Put them in the oven for 15 mins or however long they take to bake