Vegetable pastry rolls

Vegetable pastry rolls and bean salad


  • 1 onion (sliced)
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • half tsp turmeric
  • 1 medium potato (diced)
  • 1 carrot (diced)
  • 50g green beans (chopped)
  • 50g peas
  • 1 tbsp crushed coriander seeds
  • 320g puff pastry (pre-rolled)
  • 1 egg yolk (beaten)
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil


  1. Place a thick saucepan over a medium heat ad add oil.
  2. Add onions and stir occasionally until golden brown
  3. Add ginger and garlic pastes, stir for 2 minutes then add salt and turmeric. Fry for an additional 5 minutes
  4. Add potatoes and carrots, once cooked, add beans, green peas, cumin powder and crushed coriander seeds.
  5. cook over a high heat, stir regularly until the vegetable mixture is quite dry. Remove from the heat, transfer to a plate and set aside.
  6. Pre-heat oven to 180°C /gas mark 4
  7. cut the pastry in half length ways
  8. Spoon the vegetable mix along the pastry and lightly wet the pastry with water using a pastry brush
  9. Lift the pastry from underneath the filling and gently roll it to seal
  10. cut every 1.5 inches and place onto a baking tray
  11. glaze the pastry with milk and bake for 12-15 minutes


Aunty's Tips!

To make your own pastry, knead plain flour with a little oil and warm water. Roll it out and partially cook rolled out rounds in a frying pan. Let it cook, then add the filling and roll it out ready to deep-fry/ shallow-fry / bake.