How to make Almond Pesto Puffs -

Delicious Teatime Snack

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Puff pastry dough, Butter (मक्खन )

Cuisine : Italian, British, Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Almond Pesto Puffs

Almond Pesto Puffs Recipe Card




Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Almond Pesto Puffs Recipe

  • Puff pastry dough 200 grams

  • Butter 2-3 tablespoons

  • Oil for greasing

  • Refined flour (maida) for dusting

  • Salt to taste

  • Mixed dried herbs 1 teaspoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Parmesan cheese grated 1 tbsp + for sprinkling

  • For almond pesto

  • Almonds blanched & peeled 3/4 cup

  • Fresh basil leaves 1 cup

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Parmesan cheese grated 1/3 cup

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Olive oil 2-3 tablespoons


Step 1

To make almond pesto, blend together basil leaves, almonds, garlic, parmesan cheese, crushed peppercorns and olive oil to a fine paste.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 180º C. Grease a baking tray with some oil.

Step 3

Dust the worktop with some flour, place the dough on it and roll out into a large sheet. Trim edges.

Step 4

Brush some butter on top and spread almond pesto generously. Roll into a cylinder, cut into pieces, transfer on the greased tray and press a little.

Step 5

Put the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 10-12 minutes.

Step 6

Mix together butter, salt, mixed herbs, crushed peppercorns, garlic and parmesan cheese in a bowl.

Step 7

Brush the puffs with some herbed butter, put the tray in the preheated oven and bake till the cheese melts.

Step 8

Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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