Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Spicy Kerala Puffs

Frozen Puff Pastry Sheet- 1 pkt
Beef - 250 gmOnion - 2 nos
Meat Masala - As reqd
Chilly powder - As reqd
Turmeric powder
Green chillies(minced)
Ginger & garlic - 1 full tsp
Salt - As reqd
Egg - 1 no (for brushing)Optional

*Cook the beef with salt and turmeric. Mince it in a mixer for around 10 sec.

*Saute the onions in oil until they are golden brown.Add the ginger,garlic, chillies and stir fry.Add salt,Meat Masala and chilli powders and stir.Let it cook, until oil separates from the mixture.
*Add the minced meat and mix well untill the mixture is brown and dry.

*Thaw the pastry sheets for around 30 min untill easy to handle. Remember the pastry sheets should be thawed before rolling it out.Cut the sheets into required size.Open it and put 1 spoon of meat mixture into it and fold into a Rectangle. Press sides to seal.

*Preheat oven to 400 degree Farenheit.Lightly grease the baking dish and arrange the puffs in it. Bake 15 mins or until until they look fluffy and golden brown. Remove from baking dish adn let it cool on wire rack.

*For more gloden brown colour brush the top of each each unbaked puff with egg wash (egg beaten with water)