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Prawn Shrimp Puffs

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  Cooked shelled prawn 1⁄2 Pound
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Ghee/Butter 2 Ounce
  Ground coriander 1 Teaspoon
  Ground turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cold water 3 Tablespoon
  Boiling water 3 Tablespoon
  Frozen puff pastry 12 Ounce (1 Package)
  Beaten egg/Milk 2 Tablespoon (To Glaze)

Clean the prawns, then mince (grind) them into a paste.
Fry the onion in the ghee or butter until brown.
Mix the coriander, turmeric and cumin with the cold water to form a paste, then add the same quantity of boiling water.
Stir the mixture into the onion and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes.
Then add the prawn paste and salt and cook gently for 5 minutes.
Leave the mixture to cool.
Roll out the pastry very thinly and cut it into 3 inch squares.
Fill the centre of each generously with the prawn mixture.
Damp the pastry edges and fold each square corner to corner, to make triangles, sealing well.
Brush with beaten egg or milk and place on a baking sheet.
Bake in a moderately hot oven, 400°F, Gas Mark 6 for about 25 minutes, until the puffs are golden brown.

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