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You will need the following ingredients:
For the dough you will need:
250 grams refined flour or Maida
50 grams butter,
½ teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 kg oil for frying.
For the filling you will need:
½ kg pork mince or boneless pork without fat cut into tiny pieces
2 teaspoons chili powder
2 medium size onions (chopped)
½ teaspoon ginger paste
½ teaspoon garlic paste
2 green chilies chopped
2 teaspoons chopped coriander leaves
Salt to taste
The preparation time for these savory puffs is an hour and to begin with you will need to prepare the dough for the puffs. Start by adding salt and the baking powder to the flour. Next sift the flour to ensure that there are no lumps left. Now mix butter with the dough and make stiff dough with it adding very little water as you need. Keep the dough aside and start working on the filling
Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan; add the onions and sauté lightly till golden brown. Now add the pork mince or pieces, also add the ginger paste, garlic paste, chili powder, chopped green chilies, coriander leaves and salt to taste. Stir the mixture well. Now add some water and let the filling cook till the pork meat is tender and all the water has evaporated leaving a thick mixture. Remove from the flame and keep aside to cool.
To make the pastries take the prepared dough on a counter or floured board and with the help of a rolling pin roll out a thin sheet. Use a saucer to cut out round pieces that are 10 cms in diameter. Take one round piece and put the cold filling on one side of the round piece and fold the other half over the filling and seal by dampening the edges with a little water. Get all the puffs ready following this procedure.
Now to fry the puffs heat oil in a deep pan till its smoky. Slowly drop the puffs into the heated oil. Start with one or two puffs at a time and once you are more comfortable you can include as many as the pan can hold. Fry till the puffs are a lovely brown and crisp on both sides. Remove from the oil and drain and blot them with some tissue paper. Your savory curry puffs are ready to be served. You can serve them with some ketchup or some homemade mint chutney.