How to make Jalapeno Pies -

These freshly baked pies have an interesting jalapeno mixture loaded with cheese

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Puff pastry sheet, Fresh jalapenos

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Jalapeno Pies

Jalapeno Pies Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Jalapeno Pies Recipe

  • Puff pastry sheet 200 grams

  • Fresh jalapenos chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Cheddar cheese grated 1 cup

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Refined flour for dusting

  • Bocconcini cut into small roundels as required

  • Butter melted as required

  • Tomato ketchup to serve


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 2

Take cheddar cheese in a bowl, add jalapenos, red chilli flakes, crushed peppercorns, salt and coriander leaves and mix well. Divide into small equal portions and shape them into balls.

Step 3

Dust the worktop with some dry flour, keep the puff pastry sheet on it and roll it out to a thin sheet. With a flower shaped cookie cutter and cut out flowers.

Step 4

Place a bocconcini roundel on top of half the flowers and top with a cheese-jalapeno ball. Brush water on the remaining flowers, place them watered side facing downwards on top of the jalapeno mixture and seal the edges by pressing with a fork.

Step 5

Place the pies on a baking tray and brush them with some melted butter. Keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes.

Step 6

Take the tray out of the oven, place the pies on a serving plate and serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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