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Saturday, June 14, 2014

Chicken Puffs



INGREDIENTS:
  • Pastry sheet - 1 no
  • Chopped boneless chicken - 1 lb or 500 gm
  • Finely chopped onion - 1 nos
  • Finely choppedTomato - 1 nos
  • Chopped green chilly - 2 nos
  • Garlic paste -1 tsp
  • Ginger paste - 1 tsp
  • Chily powder -1 tbsp
  • Corriander Powder-1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala- ½ tsp
  • Fennelseed powder -½ tsp
  • Pepper Powder - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Water- ¼ cup
  • Salt -to taste

PREPARATION METHOD:
  • Heat oil in the pan.
  • Add onions, green chillies, ginger and garlic.
  • Saute onions till it turns transparent. 
  • Add red chilly powder, coriander powder, garam masala, fennelseed powder,and pepper powder and saute till the raw smell goes.
  • Add tomatoes and sauté well until it becomes soft.
  • Add chicken pieces, turmeric powder, water and salt into it.
  • Slow down the flame, cover the pan and let it cook.
  • When the chicken cooks well and the gravy becomes thick turn off the stove and let it cool
  • Thaw the frozen puff pastry sheet (as per instructions on the pack).
  • Roll out the sheet and cut them into squares pieces(or any desired size).
  • Take one piece and place a spoonful of chicken masala.
  • Brush the four edges of the sheet with egg wash and fold diagonally to make a triangle shape and slightly press the edges to seal.
  • Brush the top of the puffs with egg wash to get a shiny appearance.
  • Repeat the same process for the remaining sheets.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 deg F.
  • Place the puffs in a tray with a parchment sheet placed in it (you can also use a greased tray).
  • Bake for 20 - 25 mins till it turns golden brown color.

Recommended Combination: Serve hot with tea / coffee.

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