15 Amazing Indian Puff Pastry Recipes To Make At Home

If you’re planning on making a buffet, it’s nice to spice things up with some foreign cuisine.

And if you ask me, there’s no better way to do that than by making some Indian puff pastry recipes. They are packed with spice and flavor, and make for excellent finger food.

Amazing Indian Puff Pastry Recipes To Make At Home

I’ve been making my way through the internet looking for the best, most amazing Indian puff pastry recipes, and after much deliberation I was able to come up with a hand-picked shortlist of my favorites which I will be sharing with you here today.

There are hand pies, samosas and more.

So, get those taste buds ready because we’re starting right now!

1. Indian Vegetable Curry Puff Recipe From Easy Cooking With Molly

These veggie puffs taste amazing!

The filling features healthy veg such as onion, carrots, green beans, peas, and potatoes, along with spices such as cumin, coriander, red chili powder, dry mango powder and traditional curry powder.

The recipe yields 12 puffs, and each one comes to just 106 calories. And they’re ready to eat in as little as half an hour. I love to serve them with mango chutney!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

2. Vegan Puff Pastry Samosa Recipe From Cook With Manal

Indian samosas aren’t traditionally made with puff pastry. However, I have chanced upon this delicious recipe that does.

It features potatoes and green peas as the main ingredient of the filling, but it’s loaded with spices.

There’s cumin, fennel, coriander, both red and green chili powder, garam masala, and dried mango powder. And the pastry is baked in avocado oil, and if you use the right pastry, it’s 100% vegan.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

3. Mini Veg Puffs Bites Recipe From Cook With Kushi

Now, this is perfect finger food for a buffet. They’re really small, like mini puff dogs, except that they have a flavorful Indian filling instead.

Better yet, you can use any combination of veggies you happen to have in your pantry. I like mine with mushrooms.

You will also need flavorful ingredients such as onion, garlic cloves, fresh ginger, garam masala, coriander, red chili powder, and some tomato sauce.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

4. Indian Chicken Curry Puff Pastry Recipe From Live Laugh Love With Me

Chicken is one of my favorite meats, so much healthier than red meat. And in this recipe it’s delicious, because it’s loaded with flavorful ingredients…

There’s garlic, ginger, onion, tomatoes, cumin, ketchup, coriander, turmeric, masala, fenugreek, black pepper, nutmeg, cinnamon, and more.

You can either cook the chicken from raw, or use up any leftover chicken that you may have.

The recipe yields 9 puffs and is ready in just 40 minutes.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

5. Achari Paneer Braided Puff Pastry Recipe From Carve Your Craving

Here’s another vegetarian option I deemed worthy of a spot on my shortlist! It features soft, succulent paneer coated with a flavorful blend of pickling spices and tucked in buttery flaky golden puff pastry.

It’s made with mustard oil, for that truly authentic achari masala taste, along with popular Indian spices such as chili powder, garlic and ginger, cumin, coriander, turmeric, cloves and more.

As well as chopped onions, bell peppers and tomato purée. Yum!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

6. Air Fryer Punjabi Style Samosa Puffs Recipe From J Cooking Odyssey

What could be more convenient than a snack you can make in the air fryer?

This way, you only need oil for the filling, and not for frying, making it a slightly healthier option.

It doesn’t need a lot of ingredients. There are peas, potatoes, milk, kaljoni, ginger, chilies, chili flakes, chili powder, turmeric, garam masala, and amchoor powder.

If desired, you can also add the likes of cashew nuts and raisins – great texture!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

7. Puff Pastry Samosa Wreath Recipe From Some Indian Girl

If you’re looking for a great way to impress dinner guests, then this is the recipe for you!

You can present your guests with a pretty puff pastry samosa recipe positioned in a wreath-like shape around a central dip, such as a tangy, fruity chutney.

It’s easy to make and features such ingredients as potatoes, peas, cumin, garlic and ginger, ground cumin, mango powder, red chili powder, lemon juice, and more.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

8. Keema Puff Pastry Recipe From Cookpad

With so many vegetarian Indian puff pastry recipes around, you can be forgiven for thinking there are none featuring meat.

However, I have found this yummy Indian puff pastry recipe that uses ground meat such as lamb or beef.

It also features diced onion and chilies, with ginger and garlic paste, together with spices coriander, turmeric, cumin, and garam masala.

The recipe even tells you how to make your own puff pastry dough!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

9. Pesto Paneer Puffs Recipe From Tikkas Tapas

Now, this is a scrumptious snack that always goes down well when I make it, it’s become a family favorite!

They’re fun to make, and they feature lots of flavorful ingredients, including crumbled paneer cheese, shredded mozzarella cheese, fresh basil and garlic, cumin powder, garam masala, and more.

The recipe yields 4 puffs, and they can be ready to eat in about an hour.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

10. Puff Pastry Samosa Pinwheels Recipe From Ruchis Kitchen

I absolutely love this – it’s just as fun to make as it looks!

It has many of the usual flavors of a samosa, but they’re all wrapped up in puff pastry swirls, like a cinnamon bun.

The filling is made with boiled potatoes, peas, dried mint leaves, garam masala powder, turmeric powder, fennel seeds, coriander powder, chili powder, and cumin powder.

Perfect buffet food for a party!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

11. Puff Pastry Gujiya Bites Recipe From Cook With Manal

I bet you were beginning to think that there are no sweet tasting Indian puff pastry recipes around! Well, I have managed to find one or two really good ones…

This recipe is a twist on traditional gujiya, which is a sweet crescent shaped filled pastry that’s deep-fried.

The filling in this recipe is made with chopped nuts, raisins, coconut powder, mawa, ghee, cardamom, and sugar. And the gujiya has a sugar syrup coating. Yum!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

12. Veggie Puffs Recipe From Greedy Gourmet

Here’s another super cute Indian puff pastry recipe!

It’s got curried vegetables such as potato, onion, peas and carrots, and lots of lovely warming Indian spices, such as ginger, turmeric powder, chili powder, garam masala, and coriander leaves.

The recipe yields 8 servings, and they take just over an hour to make. And they’re best enjoyed hot, straight from the oven.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

13. Karanji For Diwali Recipe From Holy Cow Vegan

Diwali is a festival of lights that marks the beginning of the fiscal year in India. And one of the traditional recipes for this festival is karanji.

It’s a flaky, crackly pastry, wrapped around a delicious filling of coconut, cardamom, and cashews.

For this version, puff pastry is used in the place of the traditional pastry. What’s more, this version also happens to be vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and soy-free.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

14. Tandoori Masala Veggie Curry Puff Recipe From Enhance Your Palate

This is a classic dish in India, and you don’t have to stress about finding tandoori masala spice in the grocery store, because this recipe shows you how to make your own. This also goes for the puff pastry as well.

It features a range of veggies, including onions, carrots, cauliflower, green beans, green chilies, and bell peppers. So it’s healthy as well as tasty!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

15. Instant Sweet Paneer Gujiya Shells Recipe From Cookilicious

And now to go out with a bang – this recipe is just delicious!

It’s a twist on the traditional Indian gujiya recipe, and it features the likes of sweetened paneer cheese, along with ready-made puff pastry shells, milk, cardamom powder, powdered sugar, thandai powder, and saffron.

And to make it look super pretty and give it some crunch, you can sprinkle over crushed almond and pistachio nuts. Perfect!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

Wrap Up

I sure hope you’ve enjoyed browsing through my shortlist of Indian puff pastry recipes, and I’d love it if you decided to go ahead and make one. The hard part is choosing which one!

Bon appétit!

Mark Williams