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Apr 16, 2016

15 Mins Puff Pastry Sheets Recipe (without butter)

I love making puffs, but the only thing puts me off is making the pastry from scratch since it will take lots of effort to make the sheets rather than the puffs. In my place i couldn't get puff pastry in my shops, so if i have to make anything using that i have to make it from scratch. Few days back i was in puffs baking mood and i bought few leeks, i wanted to try chicken and leek pie as well as a basic chicken puffs. So i decided to try out my own pastry, and this recipe from nisahomey captured my eyes. It is such a fool proof easy recipe to make, it takes less than 15 mins to make from scratch, since there is no chilling involved unlike my puff pastry sheets made with butter.

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Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 15 mins
Recipe Source: Nisa Homey


All Purpose Flour - 2 cups
Shortening / Vanaspati - 120 grams
Salt - 1 tsp
Water - 1/2 cup or as needed


Take flour in a bowl, add salt to it and mix well. Add in 50 grams of vanaspati and use your fork to mix it through.
Now slowly add water and make it into a dough.

Now take the dough in a back side of a tray or a clean work surface. Spread a 1 to 2 tblspn of shortening over it and spread into a even thin layer. Now fold this in three and invert them and roll it again into thin rectangle. Now spread again a layer of shortening,  Fold them into three and roll again. (REFER IMAGE FOR UNDERSTANDING)

Now repeat this 3 to 4 times.

Now you can cut this into squares or as needed and fill it with any filling of your choice and bake as needed.

The baking temprature is 220 degree C for 25 to 30 mins.

Take flour in a bowl

add salt to it

add shortening or vanaspati

mix well using a fork

now it is combined

add water slowly

make it into a dough

i used a back of a sheet pan

place the dough in it

roll it like this

take your shortening

spread it over the sheets

spread thinly

fold like this

now like this

invert it like this

roll again

spread some more shortening

spread thinly

fold like this

then like this

invert like this

roll again

spread some more shortening

fold again
invert it

roll thinly

spread shortening again

spread it

fold like this

fold again
invert it 

roll it 

now slice the edges off

cut as required



  1. Can we use butter or vegetable oil instead of shortening or vanaspati?

  2. @Anonymousno that wont work for this version.check this one instead

  3. Thank you for the pictures, I will try the other link as I am worried about using shortening

  4. hello ma'am, how to bake this in convection microwave?

  5. hi ma'am, do we have to add 120 g vanaspti at once ? or the ghee in layers is included in this 120 g ????

    1. you have to add 50 grams to the flour. And the remaining when making layers

  6. I keep clicking around from recipe to recipe. Thank you so much for all the clear pictures everywhere!

  7. Can we use ghee instead of vanaspati?


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