21 October 2013


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Kerala Egg Puffs

Kerala style spicy egg puffs
Prep Time: 10
Cooking Time: 60 minutes
Makes: 4 to 6 puffs
  1. Puff pastry sheets/squares-4 to 6 nos
  2. Hard boiled eggs-2 to 3 nos( cut vertically into two)
  3. Onion,sliced-1.5 cups
  4. Ginger and garlic,finely chopped-1 tsp
  5. Curry leaves,chopped-1 tsp
  6. Kashmirichili powder-1 tsp
  7. Black pepper powder-1/2 tsp( or to taste)
  8. Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
  9. Garam masala-1/2 tsp
  10. Tomato kechup-1 to 2 tsp
  11. Salt-to taste
  12. Oil-as required
  13. Egg,(beaten)-1 small( for egg wash)
  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper.Keep aside.Preheat oven to 190 deg C.
  • Heat oil in a pan,add onion,ginger,garlic and curry leaves.Saute until onion turns golden brown.( add salt to speed up the process)
  • Reduce heat to low, add kashmiri chili powder,black pepper powder,turmeric powder and garam masala.Cook for a minute or two,stirring continuously.Add more salt if required
  • Add tomato sauce and mix well.Allow this to cool slightly.Divide this equally into 4 or 6 (depending upon how spicy you like it.)
  • Spoon the prepared masala to the center of the pastry square,and place one half of a hard boiled egg on the top.
  • Fold all the corners to the center,gently press with your finger to seal.
  • Brush the top with egg wash.Repeat the steps for all the puffs pastry squares.
  • Place the  puffs on the prepared baking tray and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until it turns golden brown.
  • Serve warm with tomato ketchup,if desired.

  • If you are using frozen puff pastry sheets ,let it thaw completely either overnight in the refrigerator  or for 1 hour at room temperature,before using it.


  1. nicely made, very delicious!

  2. OMG! I love these puffs. Thanks a lot for the recipe! :)

  3. A perfect tea time snack. Filling, nutritious plus a few cals but works well for kids. Brilliant pics as usual!

  4. I want some to have rite now..Flaky puffs makes me hungry.

  5. I have some leftover puff pastry sheets in the fridge.. def going into this use now , bookmarked ! !:)

  6. Amazing recipe! The taste is so authentic! Just finished having a fresh batch.. Had extra masala lwft over so added shredded chicken to it to churn out a batch of chicken puffs... Extremely yum! I've shared your link on my FB page for others to follow this amazing recipe! Thank you!

  7. Thanks for the recipe!worked beautifully!

  8. My wife prepared egg puff as per ur recipe and it came out amazingly well.Thanks a lot for this :)


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