Friday, August 15, 2014

Egg Puff - Home Made Puff pastry

For this month Baking partner challenge ,recipe is making Puff pastry sheet from scratch.This recipe was suggested by Sangeetha Priya of Nitha Kitchen. I tried this egg puff using store bought pastry sheet once, that time I'm not started blogging. While eating puffs i thought how they making this puff pastry sheet? . That time itself i searched and found the recipe. But never got an opportunity to try. Thanks Sangeetha Priya and swathi to making me to try this Puff pastry.


All purpose flour               2 cup

Butter                                1 cup ( 2 sticks)

Salt                                   1/4 tsp

Cold water                       150 ml


In a mixing bowl sieve the flour and salt. Make a well in the middle and add 2/3 of the water,mixing until you have a firm dough.(Add extra water if needed)Cover with cling wrap and refrigerate for 20mins.

Soften the cold butter between two parchment paper by pressing with rolling pin. Shape them into rectangle and place them in fridge until used.

In lightly floured surface or board ,roll the dough with thick center , place butter in center and seal it.

Roll gently and form into smooth rectangle. Roll the dough in one direction only ,until 3 times the width.Keep edges straight and even.

Mark the dough into thirds. Fold the bottom third up and top third down.Make a quarter turn and seal the edges by pressing with the rolling pin.

Roll out again to three times the length and mark into thirds.Fold the bottom third up and top third down. Cover with cling wrap and refrigerate for 20mins.

Roll out again for four times and refrigerate.

Chill the dough for an hour before using.

For Filling

Egg                            3 nos

Onion                        1 no

Ginger garlic paste    1 tsp

Cumin seeds              1/4 tsp

Chilli Powder            1 tsp

Coriander powder     1 tsp

Garam masala           1/8 tsp

Salt to taste


Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds once splutter ,add ginger garlic paste cook til raw smell goes.

Add onion and cook till translucent , add chilli powder,coriander powder ,garam masala and required amount salt ,coon til the spices get cooked. Don't burn the spices.

Roll the entire dough into a thin sheet and cut into rectangles .Use as per need and freeze remaining sheets until used.

Preheat the oven to 425F

Place spoonful of filling and half egg and seal the edges. Repeat this for remaining sheets.

Bake it for 10 -15 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.

Serve it with ketchup .

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