Aloo Puffs - Potato Puff Pastry Sandwich

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May. 07, 2013

Ingredients

Puff pastry sheet 1 (Homemade or Store bought)
Flour 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (As needed for dusting)
For the stuffing
Oil 2 Tablespoon
Cumin seeds 1 Tablespoon (Jeera)
Turmeric powder 1 Pinch (Haldi)
Onion 1 Small , chopped finely
Ginger paste To Taste
Garlic paste To Taste
Green chili paste To Taste
Salt To Taste
Potatoes 2 Medium , boiled
Garam masala 1 Teaspoon (As per your taste)
Coriander and cumin powder 1/2 Tablespoon
Cilantro 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , chopped finely
Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
Green peas 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (Matar) (Optional)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. In a pressure cooker, boil the potatoes and set aside.

MAKING

2. Heat a pan on medium heat with a couple of tbsp oil. Add cumin seeds, a pinch of turmeric powder.

3. Add the finely chopped onions, ginger, garlic and green chili paste. Add salt to taste and stir for a few minutes.

4. Add the boiled potatoes and a little water (about a tsp). Using a potato masher, mash the potatoes well.

5. Add garam masala, coriander and cumin powder, chopped cilantro and lime juice. Stir everything to combine well.

6. Add fresh or frozen green peas (if using)

7. Preheat the oven to 425 F.

8. Dust a hard surface with some flour, unwrap the puff pastry sheet on it, using a roller pin, roll it into a thin large sheet.

9. Using a pizza cutter, cut the rolled pastry sheet into squares as shown in the video.

10. Dust some flour on the baking tray and set aside.

11. Take each square piece of pastry sheet and roll again (dusting with a little flour), place a portion of the stuffing in the center and close it with another rolled square pastry sheet. Seal the edges together with a little water. use a fork to seal the edges well.

12. Score the surface with a knife to allow the steam to escape.

13. Bake in the preheated oven for about 12 - 15 minutes (flipping the sides of each sandwich after 8 minutes).

14. After 12 minutes, bring down the temperature of the oven to 350 F and bake for another 5 - 10 minutes or until the surface turns golden brown in color.

15. Remove on to a cooling rack and let the pastry sandwiches cool.

SERVING

16. Serve with Indian tea (chai).

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 294Calories from Fat 151

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.2%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 302 mg12.58%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet