Veg puffs (Vegetable puffs). Who could resist the flaky layers of warm puff pastry fresh from the oven? Brimming with the deliciousness of spiced veggies encased in puff pastry, this is the best recipe for the ultimate snack.
There’s a reason puff pastry is such a favorite in my household – for one, its flaky layers are quite addictive. Not to mention the variety of sweet and savory fillings that make them utterly delicious. When it comes to puff pastry recipes, there’s a world of ideas out there, and here’s another delicious inspiration to add to your collection.
Veg puffs or vegetable puffs. Vegetables like potatoes, carrots and green peas are cooked in subtle spices, covered with puff pastry and baked until crispy perfection. The best part about these puffs is how versatile they are. Customizing with favorite vegetables or seasonal produce is super easy too.
Veg Puffs Ingredients
Vegetables – Although the classic combination of potatoes, carrots and green peas taste amazing in this recipe, feel free to customize with your favorites. Frozen vegetables are definitely an amazing addition to the spice mixture of these puffs.
Spices – A simple touch of ground turmeric, ground coriander, garam masala, and red chili powder adds incredible flavor to this delicious little bites. Make sure you sauté them lightly to release the aromatic flavors.
Puff pastry – Homemade or store bought, it’s your choice. If you’re after a quick and easy veg puffs recipe, store bought frozen puff pastry sheets are the way to go.
Vegetable Filling for Puffs
Start with browning onions followed by sauteing garlic, ginger and green chilies. Now add the spices, ground turmeric, ground coriander, garam masala and red chili powder. The veggies go in next along with the right amount of seasonings. Allow them to cook in the spices. You can also add in a little water to help with the cooking process. When the veggies are cooked, the mixture should be semi-solid consistency. Make sure it’s not too dry.
Make Veg Puffs
I’m using ready rolled puff pastry sheets to make these puffs. Just cut them into squares, place the filling in the center, and fold. Make sure the veggie filling is cooled completely. For a beautifully brown pastry top, don’t forget to brush them with a little milk or whisked egg.
Finally, bake. Warm puffs fresh out of the oven – just perfect for your afternoon tea.
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