Sweet Coconut Puff Pastries

Sweet Coconut Puff Pastries

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It is baked desert. It is fusion desert. The filling consists of coconut and jaggery.

Sweet Coconut Puff Pastries recipe - How to make Sweet Coconut Puff Pastries

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 12 serving
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For The Filling
3/4 cup fresh dessicated coconut
3/4 cup grated jaggery (gur)
1 tbsp roasted sesame seeds (til)
1 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
1/2 cup water

For The Pastry Covering
220 gms plain flour (maida)
220 gms butter
1 pinch salt
1 tbsp sugar

For the filling

    For the filling
  1. Combine fresh dessicated coconut, jaggery, roasted sesame seeds and cardamom powder in a pan and mix well.
  2. Add water and cook on a low flame or medium flame, while stirring continuously, for 8 to 10 minutes or till the jaggery melts and water dries up and the mixture is cooked and dry. Keep it aside.

For the pastry covering

    For the pastry covering
  1. Cut the butter into small cubes. Put it into a bowl and cover it with plastic wrap. Put it into the freezer for 1 hour.
  2. Mix all purpose flour, salt, sugar and butter. Mix gently. Add water and knead a dough.
  3. Dust a clean, flat surface with a little plain flour, place the dough on it and roll into a rectangular sheet.
  4. Fold it from four sides towards the centre. Cover it with plastic wrap and keep in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 for 6 times.
  6. After rolling 6th time keep it in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  7. After an hour take out the dough and roll it into a rectangular sheet, cut it into squares.
  8. Put 1 tbsp of filling on it and fold it into a rectangular shape. Apply little bit of water for sealing the edges.
  9. Now keep these filled puffs into refrigerator for 10 minutes and then bake it at 200°c ( 400°f) for about 6 to 8 minutes or till it is done.