Recipe type: Appetiser
We are ready for the holidays, how about you? Whether you are expecting a house full of guests or enjoying time with your loved ones, Paneer Pinwheels will put a smile on everyone’s face. With a perfect balance of flavorful filling covered with a light and flaky crust, this delicious appetizer recipe can be made fresh or ahead of time and reheated.
- Puff Pastry Sheets – 1 pkg (1 pkg has 2 sheets)
- For the filling:
- Paneer – 7 oz, crumbled
- Oil – 1 tbsp
- Turmeric (Haldi) Powder – ¼ tsp
- Red Chili Powder – ¼ tsp
- Cumin (Jeera) Powder – ¼ tsp
- Chat Masala – ½ tsp
- Amchoor (Dry Mango Powder) – ¼ tsp
- Salt – to taste
- Cilantro – to taste, chopped
- Pull out a package of Puff Pastry Sheets to defrost on the counter for 40 minutes.
- Meanwhile, work on the filling. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- Crumble the Paneer in a bowl by hand or using a food-processor (pulse button).
- Add in the dry spices – Turmeric, Red Chili Powder, Cumin Powder, Chat Masala, Dry Mango Powder & Salt.
- Mix well and add the chopped Cilantro and mix again.
- Heat Oil in a skillet.
- Heat the Paneer in the skillet for about a minute or so.
- Take off the flame and transfer into another bowl so it cools down faster and is easy to handle.
- Meanwhile, dust a flat surface with some All-Purpose Flour and open the sheet of Puff Pastry on it.
- Dust a little more Flour on top of the Sheet and roll out the sheet a little.
- Divide the filling and spread them on the 2 sheets.
- Roll the sheet gently into a roll as tightly as possible while being gentle.
- Once you reach the edge, dab a little water and gentle but firmly press the edge in.
- Roll the roll over and gently pinch the edges together.
- With a sharp knife, cut rounds and place them on a greased tray.
- Place them in the oven for about 15 minutes and pull them out once you see them turning brown.
- Once out of the oven, allow them to cool for about 5 minutes before transferring them.
- Enjoy warm.