Updated on June 27th' 16Flower shaped, buttery flaky pie crust, filled with creamy cheesy chicken... since they are mini, handheld perfect bite size.
Great for kids parties, picnics, lunch boxes, pot lucks and just on a day! I usually made them in Ramadan for iftaar as well, they are equally popular among kids and adults..
Video Tutorial --
all purpose flour 2 cups
butter 1/2 cup (125 gm)
salt 1/4 tsp
baking powder 2 tsp
milk 1/2 cup
boneless chicken 1 cup
onion finely chopped 5 -6 tbsp
garlic mince 1 tsp
butter/oil 3 tbsp
salt 1/2 tsp
black pepper 1/2 tsp
flour 2 tbsp
cream 2 tbsp
milk 1/2 cup
bell pepper 1 medium (small chunks)
cheese - blend of mozzarella n cheddar
oregano - optional
red chili flakes - optional
First we have to make a dough:
sift flour with baking powder and flour
add softened butter.. and rub the dough with butter
it will become like crumbs
now, gradually add milk in and make a dough
separately make chicken filling... heat oil or butter...add onions and garlic cook till soft
add chicken pieces..cook till chicken changes it color... cover for 2-4 minutes....
cook till chicken release water and tender
Add flour...give it a quick stir then add cream and milk... and mix immediately...
add chopped bell peppers
cook till mixture thicken
mix and mash chicken with spoon so that i will break...
I was using it for kids school snack so i mashed it with the hand blender coarsely.. .that is totally upto you... how big pieces you want
Now, baking... roll the dough.. and cut it with flower shape cookie cutter
put the flower in greased muffin baking tray
prick it with fork
and bake them for 6-8 minutes... we don't want them to done completely at this point...
fill the hollow of florets with the filling... and then sprinkle some cheese... and bake them till cheese get melt...
and done :)