A common snack in Kerala, the egg puff is one of several “puff” type popover with spicy fillings.

It is a small pie consisting of spicy filling with veggies and egg in a deep-fried or baked pastry shell. The filling is quite thick to prevent it from oozing out of the snack.

Preparation Time: 30 mins

Cooking time : 20 mins

Makes: 10 nos.


  • Boiled eggs: 5
  • Onions: 3 vertically chopped
  • Ginger garlic paste: 2 tsp
  • Refined flour: 1 bowl
  • Wheat flour: 3 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder: 1 tbsp
  • Coriander powder: 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder: 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder: 1 tbsp
  • Salt: for taste
  • Tomato ketchup: 1 tbsp
  • Oil : for deep frying


  • Hard boil eggs , remove the shell and cut it into halves and keep aside.
  • For puff  covering, knead together refined flour/ maida , wheat flour salt and water.keep it for 5 minutes.
  • Roll it into big round size, cut the edges and make it into a square shape sheet.
  • Fold all four corners into the centre as shown below.


  • Now to make filling; heat oil in a wok, add onions and saute for 3 to 4 min till it becomes golden brown. Add salt and mix.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute well.
  • Now add all the dry spice powders, tomato ketchup and little water so that the spices blend well.




  • For the puff , add 1 spoon filling in the centre of rolled puff sheet and place a piece of egg and close it from all sides.



  • Deep fry it and serve with tomato ketchup.


  • Readymade puff sheets can be used.
  • You can bake it if you are health consious and dont want deep fry.

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