Mumbai Chicken Puffs

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Mumbai Chicken Puffs Recipe

2 cups chicken breasts
1 tsp black pepper
1 onion
2 green chillies
1 tsp Garlic Powder
1/4 cup ghee
1 cup maida
2 cups milk or as needed for sauce
2 tbsp Mayo
1 Cup parmesan cheese grated
Salt and pepper to taste

1 muffin pan

1 box of Pillsbury puff pastry
1 egg for egg-wash


  1. Cook chicken breasts with black pepper and salt in some water, drain and keep.

  2. Slice into thin pieces.

  3. In a saucepan and add ghee, onion, green chillies, garlic and ginger.

  4. Saute till onions are soft and translucent.

  5. Stir in the flour and cook for a couple of minutes.

  6. Next add milk in batches stirring continuously to avoid lumps. Let the white sauce come to a boil and then add all the ingredients except the Pillsbury pastry.

  7. Cool filling

  8. Make 11 large circles of pastry as shown in video

  9. Make 11 small circles of pastry as shown in video

  10. Fill the muffin pan with large pastry circles

  11. Add filling and top with the smaller circle of pastry

  12. Brush with an egg-wash (Mix 3 tsp water + beaten egg)

  13. Preheat oven to 420 F

  14. Bake till pastry is puffed and golden brown

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Aug 8, 2017, 7:33 am

Rita, if ever there is an invention that can make you take a dish out of the TV screen, I would definately take out a number of the tempting chicken puffs that have appeared on the screen, they look so scrumptious and delicious. Lovely , Lovely, lovely!


Aug 8, 2017, 10:48 am

They are delicious. Do make them sometime. Rita


Nov 11, 2018, 9:00 am

Thanks Avan for dropping a line. Rita

Rashna P Madon

Dec 12, 2018, 10:06 am

i am so glad i learnt how to make them from this recipe…thank you…i am vegetarian so i used mushrooms and mock chicken strips which are vegetarian ….still delicious!


Dec 12, 2018, 9:37 am

Rashna – You are creative! Good Job!

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