Veg puff is one of the famous Indian snacks which is very easy to make at home. Basically it is a puff pastry crust filled with savory vegetable filling. It is very similar to the samosa but much more flavorful and filling. The best part is that it can be eaten as a light snack or appetizer and also used as a filling in other dishes too. It is very popular and sold at almost every bakery in train stations in India, where people get hungry during long railway journeys.
Usually Veg puff is made with potato, carrots and green peas but you can use other vegetables too. Just be sure to cook the vegetables well and mix with subtle spices so that the flavors blend well. Moreover, you can also add different nuts and cheeses for a twist in the recipe. This makes it an ideal dish for vegetarians too.
How to make Veg puff at home
To make veg puff at home you need a ready made puff pastry sheet, cooked mixed vegetables and some basic spices. The entire process is very simple and can be done in just three steps. This can be prepared in a very short time and is a good after school snack for kids. It is also a great way to use up leftover vegetables in the fridge.
If you have time you can even bake them in the oven to give it a crispy golden brown texture. But the best way to eat them is when they are fresh and warm. Serve them with ketchup or chutney and enjoy! بف خضار