Kerala Puffs | Kerala Mutton Puffs


Kerala Puffs are filled with wonderfully spiced mutton mince that is perfect for parties or picnic. Minced puffs have been my all time favorite. Finding fresh and hot puffs and munching on them is a joyful experience that i can never forget. These puffs can be easily prepared at home and relished over a cup of hot tea. Puffs are addictive and you find them very popular and commonly served in tea stalls and local restaurants. With minced mutton cooked with spiced onion mixture, these puff pastry parcels are packed with a ton of flavor. These serve perfect as a snack or light meal. If you love buttery, flaky layers of puff pastry, then settle in for the dish. Basically, puffs are puff pastry parcels packed with your favorite filling. You can either go the traditional way adding the classic favorites like chicken, egg, vegetables or meat, or customize the filling to meet your taste.

Kerala Mutton Puffs are really easy to prepare and the only thing required is a pack of frozen puff pastry sheets in store and it really pays. Whenever you have left over meat, all you need is a few minutes and some patience and you are on the move. Thaw the pastry sheets and fill them up with your favorite filling, be it mutton, chicken, beef or anything you fancy. Fold, bake and your delicious puffs will be ready in minutes. Don’t be in a hurry to fold the sheets and wait until they are thawed properly as they tend to break. Mutton is rich in protein and nutritious, rich in vital nutrients required for body. Buy mutton chunks from known sources. Kerala Mutton Puffs can be easily prepared at home and you can discover a well detailed recipe here. Enjoy the delicious snack at home with your family.

kerala puffs

Kerala Puffs

Prep Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people



  • Cook the mutton mince in cooker with salt and turmeric along with as little water as possible.
  • Fry the onions in oil until they are golden brown.
  • Add the ginger-garlic paste, chillies and tomato and stir fry for 1 min.
  • Add salt, coriander and chilli powders and stir for half a min and lower the heat.
  • Let it cook, until oil separates from the mixture.
  • Add the cooked meat and mix well.
  • Let the water evaporate.
  • When almost dry, add coconut milk and stir continuously, till the mixture is brown and dry.
  • Stir in the masala podi/garam masala and keep aside to cool.
  • While the meat is cooking, thaw the pastry sheets.
  • Cut into 6 parts.
  • Flatten each piece a little more and put 1 spoon of meat mixture into it and fold into half into a triangle.
  • Press sides to seal.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degree Fahrenheit.
  • Repeat with all pieces and arrange them on a greased baking sheet.
  • Mix 1 tsp of water with the egg and beat until well- mixed.
  • Brush this on the puffs and bake until golden brown(around 5 - 15 mins).
  • :- Substitute meat with Cauliflower and Potato or Chicken or egg. Just dont add coconut milk in the veggie puffs. Cooking times will vary. In case of eggs, use hard boiled eggs cut into half.


You can explore the dish Chicken Puffs You can also visit Vegetable Samosa.
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Response (9)
  1. A
    Arun Kumar.S May 3, 2010

    Tasty and easy preparation too..

  2. D
    Dollmy November 25, 2008

    I`m pregant and I had this weird craving for puffs out of the blue,and I found your recipe online.I just cann`t stop thanking you for this amazing recipe. It was so so..great. My husband and I enjoyed every bit off it.
    Thanks Again

  3. r
    resmy December 3, 2008

    can u plz tell me the recipe of puff pastry sheets

  4. c
    chinnu April 28, 2008

    Hi..could you plsss tell me how can I make puff pastry.I dont know whether I can get it from B`lore grocery store

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