Thursday, February 27, 2014

Potato puff Lollipops

2 frozen puff pastry sheets (available in the grocery store)
4 medium potatoes
1 Tomato
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
curry leaves, chopped
2 green chilies
1 medium onion
1/2 teaspoon salt
ginger garlic paste
2 teaspoons coriander powder
1 teaspoon red chili powder (or to taste)
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
cilantro chopped
lollipop sticks or skewers

To prepare the stuffing:
1.Boil the potatoes until soft, 2-3 whistles for a pressure cooker (10 minutes). Once  boiled, drain the  potatoes  then peel and mash.

2. Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and let them splutter then add chopped curry leaves, onion, tomato, green chilli, and salt and cook for 3 or  4 minutes.
3.Add the ginger garlic paste,coriander powder,red chili powder and turmeric to the pan.  Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
4.And add mashed potatoes and stir till all the spices are mixed in well.
Make Lollipops:-
1. Take Puff pastry sheets, and cut it like a squares.
2. Press a lollipop stick . skewers onto the center of the squares.
3. Mound 1 tsp of the  potato filling on top of the squares with the lollipop sticks. 

4. Cover these with the other squares of puff pastry.
5Seal all the sides using the tongs of a fork.Make sure they are sealed well. (Look at photos below).

6. place all the puffs on a baking sheet  .

7. Bake in a 350f oven, for 25 minutes or till puff pastry is golden brown.

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