Paneer Puffs


250 gm paneer, cut into very small pieces
1 cup onion, chopped
2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1 green chilli, finely chopped
1 small tomato, chopped
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp cumin powder
a pinch of pepper powder
1/2-3/4 tsp garam masala
1 tsp tomato sauce
1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
salt to taste
1 tbsp oil
puff pastry sheets, cut into 8 squares
1 tbsp melted butter, for brushing


  1. Heat oil in a pan and add chopped onion , green chillies, ginger-garlic paste and little salt and saute well at medium flame until onion turns golden.
  2. Add turmeric powder, kashmiri chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, pepper powder and garam masala and mix well for 2 minutes over low flame until their raw smell disappears.
  3. Add chopped tomato and cook for few minutes until soft.
  4. Add 1/4 cup of hot water and cook for a minute. Then add paneer pieces, mix well and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Add tomato sauce and mix well. Adjust the salt and add chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
  6. Switch off the flame and keep it aside to cool completely..
  7. Thaw the puff pastry sheet at room temperature as instructed in the package.
  8. Preheat the oven to 200 degree celcius. Grease a baking tray with oil or line it with aluminium foil/ parchment paper.
  9. Roll out the thawed puff pastry sheet on a lightly floured surface and cut into squares.
  10. Take the puff pastry square and place 1 1/2 tbsp of paneer masala on one side of the pastry and fold/ cover it with the other side and press to seal on the sides with a fork.
  11. Arrange the folded puff pastries on a greased baking tray and brush with melted butter.
  12. Bake it in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the puffs turn golden brown…

Recipe Source: Yummy O Yummy…

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