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Close up look of cut puff pastry with filling seen inside. Seen in the background are few more puff lying.

Bakery Style Veg Puff | Curry Puff

Veg Puff or Curry Puff are delicious bakery-style flaky puff pastry tea time snack, filled with spiced vegetable filling.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Baked, MakeAheadPartyIdeas, PartyFood, Tea Time Snacks, Vegetables
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 24 Puff
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre


  • 1.5 Cups vegetables cut lengthwise -I have used Carrot, Potato, green peas and Spinach
  • 1 small onion or ½ cup onion finely chopped -Optional
  • 1 -2 garlic clove finely chopped -Optional
  • 1 Cup tomato puree
  • ½ Cup pasta sauce
  • 1 teaspoon or to taste Paprika or Red Chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon of oil
  • 1 teaspoon mixed herbs -Optional
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 Puff Pastry Sheets -340 grams * 3
  • 1 tablespoon of milk for brushing the pastry sheets


Vegetable Filling

  • Peel and cut the vegetables lengthwise.
  • If using green peas, microwave it for 3-4 mins or boil them for 3-4 mins until tender. One can skip this step but the stuffing will take a little more time to cook.
  • In a pan or a wok add oil.
  • Once hot add onion and garlic.
    Chopped Onion and garlic Added to oil
  • Saute until translucent. If not using onion and garlic proceed directly to the next step.
  • Add potato and carrot.
    Adding of Potato and Carrot
  • Add Green peas
    Adding of Green Peas
  • Now add the tomato puree and mix everything.
    Adding of Tomato Puree & Pasta Sauce
  • Add red chili powder, mixed herbs and salt.
    Adding of Mixed herbs and red chili powder
  • Once they are tender, add the spinach and cook until spinach is incorporated into the mix.
    Adding of Spinach
  • Let it cook until the vegetables are done but have a bite in it. Do not overcook the veggies.
    The mixed Vegetable Filling
  • Let the mixture cool completely.

Making of Puffs

  • Divide the pastry sheet in equal sizes or as desired.
    Pastry Sheet cut into equal sizes
  • One can make a diamond shape, rectangle shape or any shape one likes.
  • Add 1-1.5 tablespoon of the mixture according to the size of the puff you cut.
    Filling added to each cut pastry square
  • Add the mixture in the center and slightly upwards.
  • Now grab the upper edge and gently fold it. (Check the video)
  • Seal along the edges with the help of your finger. (Check the video)
    Puff being sealed
  • One can even press it with a fork along the edges to give it a nice design/pattern.
    Making patterns with fork
  • If making big size puffs, prick with a fork or give a slight cut on the top of the pastry.
  • Arrange it on a baking tray with enough spacing in between.
    Puffs arranged on a baking tray ready to be baked
  • Brush the top with milk.
  • Now, bake this in a preheated oven as mentioned in the instructions for the pastry sheet.
  • Generally, it will be around 20 mins at 220 deg Celsius. It may vary. Check the instructions in your package.
  • The top will be golden brown when done.
  • Serve it hot with tomato ketchup.



  • Standard US Size Cups Used Quantity of vegetable filling is for around 30 medium size puffs.
  • One can reduce it to half or any leftovers can be freezed and used later.
  • The puffs can be assembled in advance and kept in the fridge, until it's time to bake
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