Savory Pastry

When we talk about Pastry, the first thing comes in the mind is sweet, creamy, soft & fluffy cake. But hold your sweet tastebuds for this recipe, its a replica of a sweet pastry with thin, crunchy sheets with savory, spicy filling. I am a big pastry lover but sometimes my spice tastebuds dominate over sweet. This time I tried to make a sweet pastry replica with my savory, spicy combinations. This savory pastry is perfect snack for any day, and so easy to make. It will amaze you with its ingredients and taste. I was amazed with my the delicious savory taste and believe me this recipe will never fail to astonish you. πŸ™‚

So, get ready yourself to amaze your tastebuds with this beautiful, savory, crunchy pastry.

Let’s find the ingredients first:

Serves: 2-3 people

Preparation time: 10 -15 mins

Baking time: 5-7 mins

Ingredients:

  • Flour Tortillas (You can take your leftover rotis / indian bread) – 4-5 Tortillas
  • Olive Oil – 2 tbsp + 1/4 tsp
  • Red chili flakes – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt – 1/8 tsp ( as per your taste)
  • Carrots – 2
  • Beetroot – 1/2
  • Brussel sprouts – 2-3 (optional)
  • Red Chili power – 1/2 tsp
  • Chaat masala – 1 tsp
  • Salt – As per your taste
  • Water – 1/4 Cup
  • Mayonnaise – 3-4 tbsp
  • Cream cheese – 2 tbsp ( I chose JalapeΓ±oΒ  flavored cream cheese)
  • Red chili sauceΒ  – 1/2 tsp
  • Baking sheet

Preparation:

Start by cutting the tortillas in rectangular shape.cut-tortillas

Next we will chop the Carrots, Beetroot and Brussel sprouts into small bits.

Make an olive oil mixture (adding 2 tbsp oil + 1/4 tsp red chili flakes + 1/8 tsp salt) for brushing up the tortillas.oil-mix-collage

Mix the mayonnaise with cream cheese and red chili sauce for the filling cream.cheese-fillinh-collage

Put the vegetables In a microwavable bowl, add 1/4 cup of water and microwave them for 3 minutes. Strain them and keep aside.

Heat 1/4 tsp oil in a pan and add the vegetables, from previous step, to it.Β  Add some red chili powder, salt and Indian chaat masala.veggies-collage

Roast this mixture for 5-7 minutes and switch off the flame. Let it sit until it is lukewarm.

Now, preheat your oven on 325 degrees Fahrenheit OR 163 degrees Celsius.

While the oven is being preheated, brush the tortillas with the olive oil mixture prepared earlier.

When the oven is ready, place the brushed tortillas stripes in oven for 5-7 minutes or till they turn to a light golden brown color.baked-tortillas-collage

Take out the tortillas strips and let them cool down for 5 minutes.

Wow, you are almost there. Assemble your tortillas strips with cream and veggies filling in layers and your beautiful, crunchy and savory pastry is ready to serve.img_8969

Let me know in your comments how you like this recipe.

See you next week πŸ™‚

Shilpi

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