Easy homemade egg puffs

Easy homemade egg puffs

Puffs are one of the most popular snacks that are sold in the bakeries in Kerala. Though we love to eat the crispy puff with the delicious filling, we are often concerned about the quality of the puffs that are sold in the bakeries. Here is a unique recipe of tasty egg puff, with thin crispy layers, that can be baked without an oven.


1 ½ cups all purpose flour

Salt as required

2 tbsp butter / ghee

1 egg

Water as required

For filling

1 tbsp oil

3 large onions

3 cloves garlic

Small piece of ginger

5 €“ 10 curry leaves

½ tsp chili powder

¼ tsp turmeric powder

½ tsp black pepper powder

3 boiled eggs


Into a bowl add the all purpose flour, butter/ghee, egg, water and salt as required

Mix it into dough and keep it aside for 15 minutes

Meanwhile, heat oil in a pan

Add the onions and sauté well

Into it add garlic, ginger, curry leaves, chili powder, turmeric powder and black pepper powder

Sauté until the masala turns fragrant

Make small balls from the previously prepared dough

Roll out 6 balls into the shape of puri

Smear some butter /ghee on each sheet and stack one over another

Roll all the sheets into thin layers

Cut it into small squares

Place a spoon full of the masala filling and half of a boiled egg in the middle of the square sheets

Place a stand inside a vessel preheated for 10 minutes

Place the puffs on the stand and bake for 30 minutes on low flame.