Craving for a savoury pastry with a scrumptious filling? Saltenas are a must try. Here's the recipe.
Saltenas Recipe by Chef Ranveer Brar

- 4

Cooking Time

-20 Mins


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15 Mins


  • FOR Dough
  • 200 gms Refined Flour
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • To taste Salt
  • 1 tsp Suga r
  • Water
  • .
  • FOR Filling
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • ½ tsp Cumin
  • 100 gms Soya Chunks
  • 1 Potato
  • 30 gms Green Peas
  • 30 ml Vegetable Stock
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 2 tsp Aji Amarillo Chilli Paste
  • 2 tbsp Gelatin
  • FOR Garnish
  • 1 tbsp Colby Cheese
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Salsa


  1. 1

    In a pan melt butter , add cumin, soya mince, mashed potato, green peas, vegetable stock, oregano, aji amarillo chilli paste, salt to taste and cook well.
  2. 2

    Pour the gelatine mix in the pan and let the mixture cool and set in refrigerator for 2 hours.
  3. 3

    In a bowl add flour, salt, sugar, butter, water and make firm dough, rest the dough for 15 minutes.
  4. 4

    Make equal size balls from the dough.
  5. 5

    Roll them into thin round shape.
  6. 6

    Take spoonful of gelatine set mixture and place it on rolled dough, seal it by using pinch and twist method.
  7. 7

    Refrigerate stuffed saltenas for 15 minutes.
  8. 8

    Deep fry saltenas in medium hot oil.
  9. 9

    In a bowl, take tomato salsa and add grated Colby cheese.
  10. 10

    Serve saltenas with cheese salsa.
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