Prawn Puffs

In other words these are karanji or gujiya stuffed with a spicy prawn mixture. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Prawn Puffs

Main Ingredients Prawns (medium), Refined flour (maida)
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 1-1.30 hour
Cook time 41-50 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Prawn Puffs

  • 1 cup Prawns (medium) chopped
  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup + 1 tablespoon + for dusting
  • 2 tablespoons Clarified butter
  • A pinch + to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespo for deep-frying Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic minced
  • to taste Red chilli flakes
  • to taste Black pepper powder
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 3 tablespoons Milk
  • 2 tablespoons Processed cheese grated


  1. Combine 1 cup flour, ghee and a pinch salt in a bowl. Add water as required, mix and knead into a stiff dough. Set aside for 1 hour.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté till pink. Add prawns, mix and sauté for a minute.
  3. Add chilli flakes, pepper powder and salt and mix well. Add butter and mix well.
  4. Add 1 tablespoon flour and mix well. Add milk, mix well and cook on low heat for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  5. Add cheese to the prawn mixture and mix well.
  6. Divide the dough into equal portions and roll out the portions into thin large discs dusting with flour. Prick the discs with a fork and cut out smaller diskettes using a cookie cutter.
  7. Put a portion of the prepared filling on one side of the diskettes, bring the other side over and press the edges to stick and form crescent shaped puffs.
  8. Heat sufficient oil in a pan. Deep-fry the puffs till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  9. Serve hot.