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Mar 22, 2011

Vegetable Puffs

     Puffs,perfect tea time snack...During my school days i enjoyed this snack from our Canteen with my friends.We use to buy veg puffs,samosa ,orange candy and ice tubes..even during college days..we use to go to one of our favorite bakery and enjoy Veg puffs and samosa.Me and sister's favorite Bakery...Saravana Bakery,salem ...we love those Cauliflower puffs.She loves this more than me.I m dedicating this to her....
At home i tried this puffs with ready made puff pastry sheets(available in any Grocery store from frozen section).Like me now,my kids also love to eat  these puffs.Heres the recipe...

  1. Puff Pastry Sheets(ready made)   1(any brand)
  2. Mixed vegetables    1 cup (carrot,beans,peas)
  3. Potato    1 medium (boiled)
  4. Onion   1 medium (cut in length wise)
  5. Tomato   half(chopped)
  6. ginger   1" piece(crushed)
  7. Garlic  2 cloves(crushed)
  8. Fennel seeds/Sombu   1/2 tsp
  9. Chilli powder     1/2 tsp
  10. Curry masala Powder     1 tsp
  11. Turmeric powder   a pinch
  12. Coriander leaves     few (finely chopped)
  13. Salt     as needed
  14. Oil 2-3 tsp
  • Thaw the frozen puff pastry sheets before use.
  • Finely chop the carrot and beans.boil the potato and mash them.
  • Heat oil in a wok,add fennel seeds when it splutter add onions,crushed ginger and garlic.
  • Saute until onion get transparent and add chopped tomato and stir fry well.
  • then add the vegetables stir well and add all the dry powders and mix well.
  • Keep stirring the vegetables and add enough salt,mix well.
  • Close the wok and cook for 2-3 minutes in medium heat.
  • then open and stir the vegetable and add the mashed potato and mix well.
  • Keep stir frying for another 2 minutes.
  • Lastly add some chopped coriander leaves...thats it the vegetable stuffing is ready .
  • allow the vegetable stuffing to cool down completely.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  • Prepare the puff pastry sheets as per the instructions given in the cover.
  • Then cut the sheets in to rectangular shape and keep 2 tbsp of filling at one side and fold the other side and cover it..seal the edges with same for all sheets and
  • Place them in an oven safe container and bake it for 30-40 minutes.

Tips: To get nice brown color brush the puffs with butter or egg white..(i didn't do it)
You can also reduce the filling amount..(.i like more filling )
Check the puffs for every 15 minutes...once u get nice brown color and crispy remove from the need to wait for 30-40 minutes.(for me it took 32 minutes)

All recipes are on Petitchef


  1. hi sangee,

    can i use spring roll pastry sheet for this ???if so how??

    1. You cannot substitue puff pastry with spring roll sheets for vegetable make puffs u should use pastry sheets only.
      But still u can use spring roll sheet n it will be like samosa or spring rolls only.
      To use spring roll sheets- thaw it completely before use, then take one sheet keep the filling seal the edges with maida water n roll/shape to your desired shapes.
      Hope this helps if u want to know in detail?! Sure will make a post kn using spring roll sheets...Thanks n feel free to ask any doubts or to share ur suggestions.


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