Vegetable Puff

Vegetable Puff

Vegetable Puffs are one of the most popular Indian Snacks worldwide. An excellent crispy and crunchy vegetable filled puff recipe.

Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups maida / refined flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups unsalted butter
  • 1 cup iced water
  • 1 kg mixed vegetables-chopped fine, and cooked
  • 1 cup onion-chopped fine
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp dhania powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp amchoor
  • 1 tsp chilli powder or to taste
  • 1 tsp pissi kali mirch
  • egg yolk-mixed with 2 Tbsp milk for brushing or just milk

Method:

  • Mix maida, salt and 1 cup butter into a crumbly consistency.
  • Add 1 the water and continue to mix into a crumbly mixture. Add some more water till no dry particles remain.
  • Cover in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour or so.
  • Beat the butter into a 6″ square between two sheets of plastic.
  • Roll the dough into a rectangle 12″x 26″.
  • Place butter in center and fold first one end over, then the other.
  • Press edges to seal and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • Roll dough into a long strip again, fold one third from one end towards center and then the other. Chill. And repeat twice more before using as required.
  • Heat butter and add onions when butter melts.
  • Saute till onions are a little soft. Add vegetables, salt, dhania, garam masala, amchoor, chilli powder and pissi kali mirch and stir-fry till well mixed.
  • Roll dough 1″ thick, cut into rectangles.
  • Wet edges, place the mixture in one half and fold over. Press to seal.
  • Brush top with egg yolk mixture and bake in a hot oven 425 F-200C for 15 to 20 minutes.