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If you are a Bangalorean then this snack does not need any introduction!Yummy Iyengar Bakery Vegetable puffs(pups;-),palya bun,khara bun..who doesn't love!!Craved to eat the same here in Germany and my only option here was to make it myself!They turned out to be really yummy!

Here is the recipe :)


Puff Pastry Sheets – 1 pack (Buy from the frozen section of a grocery store)

For the Stuffing:

  • Oil – 1 tsp
  • Onions – 1/4 small, finely chopped
  • Potato – 1 small, shredded
  • Salt – to taste
  • Carrots – 1/4, shredded
  • Cumin Powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/8 tsp
  • Red Chili Powder – to taste  
  • Finely chopped green chllies -1 or 2
  • coriander -finely cut - 2  strands


  • Keep the puff pastry sheets out and thaw them at room temperature for about 40 minutes.
  • Pre-heat the Oven at 200 degrees Celcius and keep it ready.
  • Now for the stuffing, take a small fry pan and heat Oil on medium heat.
  • Once hot, add in the Onions and saute till they turn translucent.
  • Now add in the Potatoes and a little salt. Mix well, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes till the Potatoes are cooked.
  • Add in the Carrots and  Mix.(Note:Any veggies of your choice can be used)
  • Now Add in the spices – Cumin Powder, Coriander Powder, Turmeric Powder and Red Chili Powder.
  • Mix well and keep aside.
  • Cut the Pastry sheets strips to form a rectangle.
  • Put 3 tsp of the stuffing in the center.
  • Seal the edges of the pastry sheet using a fork(press in to the sides and press away)
  • Put the Puffs on a baking sheet and Place in the pre-heated oven afor about 15 minutes.
  • Once they are golden brown, remove from oven and let it cool a bit.
  • Serve hot !


  1. i too crave for these yummy puffs.. n will surely try them asap :) neat recipe!!

  2. One of my fav eve snack..Best ones are, yes, at iyengar bakeries..Nice recipe :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  3. wow..i feel like eating one right away!


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