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Kerala Egg Puffs

Kerala style spicy egg puffs
Prep Time: 10
Cooking Time: 60 minutes
Makes: 4 to 6 puffs

  1. Puff pastry sheets/squares-4 to 6 nos
  2. Hard boiled eggs-2 to 3 nos( cut vertically into two)
  3. Onion,sliced-1.5 cups
  4. Ginger and garlic,finely chopped-1 tsp
  5. Curry leaves,chopped-1 tsp
  6. Kashmirichili powder-1 tsp
  7. Black pepper powder-1/2 tsp( or to taste)
  8. Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
  9. Garam masala-1/2 tsp
  10. Tomato kechup-1 to 2 tsp
  11. Salt-to taste
  12. Oil-as required
  13. Egg,(beaten)-1 small( for egg wash)


  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper.Keep aside.Preheat oven to 190 deg C.
  • Heat oil in a pan,add onion,ginger,garlic and curry leaves.Saute until onion turns golden brown.( add salt to speed up the process)
  • Reduce heat to low, add kashmiri chili powder,black pepper powder,turmeric powder and garam masala.Cook for a minute or two,stirring continuously.Add more salt if required
  • Add tomato sauce and mix well.Allow this to cool slightly.Divide this equally into 4 or 6 (depending upon how spicy you like it.)
  • Spoon the prepared masala to the center of the pastry square,and place one half of a hard boiled egg on the top.
  • Fold all the corners to the center,gently press with your finger to seal.
  • Brush the top with egg wash.Repeat the steps for all the puffs pastry squares.
  • Place the  puffs on the prepared baking tray and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until it turns golden brown.
  • Serve warm with tomato ketchup,if desired.


  • If you are using frozen puff pastry sheets ,let it thaw completely either overnight in the refrigerator  or for 1 hour at room temperature,before using it.

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    October 22, 2013 at 1:51 am

    nicely made, very delicious!

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    October 22, 2013 at 3:53 am

    delicious and yummy puffs!

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    October 22, 2013 at 5:34 am

    Beautifully done

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    Shurooq Mohamed
    October 22, 2013 at 3:16 pm

    OMG! I love these puffs. Thanks a lot for the recipe! 🙂

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    October 22, 2013 at 5:28 pm

    A perfect tea time snack. Filling, nutritious plus a few cals but works well for kids. Brilliant pics as usual!

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    Priya Suresh
    October 23, 2013 at 12:11 am

    I want some to have rite now..Flaky puffs makes me hungry.

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    October 23, 2013 at 1:11 pm

    I have some leftover puff pastry sheets in the fridge.. def going into this use now , bookmarked ! !:)

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    July 5, 2015 at 3:24 pm

    Amazing recipe! The taste is so authentic! Just finished having a fresh batch.. Had extra masala lwft over so added shredded chicken to it to churn out a batch of chicken puffs… Extremely yum! I've shared your link on my FB page for others to follow this amazing recipe! Thank you!

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    October 12, 2015 at 4:44 pm

    Amazing and delicious!

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    March 14, 2016 at 9:12 am

    Thanks for the recipe!worked beautifully!

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    July 2, 2016 at 5:06 am

    My wife prepared egg puff as per ur recipe and it came out amazingly well.Thanks a lot for this 🙂

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