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Flaky Keto Egg Puff

Flaky Keto Egg Puff

A keto puff pastry with boiled egg and spiced masala
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Resting Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Servings 10
Calories 204.9 kcal


Keto Puff Pastry

Egg Masala Filling


Hard Boil Eggs

  • Hard boil 5 eggs. When done, cut each egg in half along long axis. Set aside.

Prep Puff Pastry

  • In a bowl mix vital wheat gluten, oat fiber, almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, xanthan gum and salt.
    flaky keto egg puff Dry ingredients
  • Grate 4 oz of cold unsalted butter into dry ingredients mixture.
    Grate cold butter egg puff
  • Mix the butter into dry ingredients mix. The butter pieces should be covered with flour.
    Butter coated with flour egg puff dough
  • Add cold water 2 tbsp at a time. Mix into the bowl. Add an additional 2 tbsp of cold water if the first pour did not pick up all of the dry powder. If there is still dry powder in the bowl, keep adding 1 tbsp of water at a time until the dry powder is soaked up into the dough.
    egg puff Dough with water
  • Wrap with saran wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
    saran wrap for egg puff

Egg Masala Filling

  • Add 3 tbsp of olive oil to pan on stove on medium heat.
  • Add onions and cook until soft
    Onion for egg masala
  • Add tomatoes and stir
    egg masala tomatoes
  • Add ginger paste and garlic paste and stir
    ginger and garlic paste egg masala
  • Add turmeric, garam masala, chili powder and salt. Mix well.
    Egg masala Spices
  • Add hard boiled egg halves that were set aside and mix with the masala. Be careful to keep the eggs intact. Set aside.
    Egg masala

Finalizing Egg Puff

  • Unwrap dough from the saran wrap from refrigerator and place on silpat or parchment paper powdered with vital wheat gluten powder to prevent dough from sticking.
  • Powder some vital wheat gluten on top of the dough. Start to flatten with palm of hand.
    egg puff - flatten dough palms
  • Place parchment paper on top of the dough and start flattening with rolling pin.
    egg puff rolling
  • When flat, move top layer parchment paper to the side and fold in dough from all 4 sides to make a rectangle shape dough.
    Fold in edges of egg puff dough
  • Fold in half and press down to flatten with hand. Whenever dough starts to stick, powder with vital wheat gluten powder.
    puff fold in half
  • Repeat steps again by placing parchment paper on top and flattening with rolling pin. Place parchment paper to side and fold in the 4 sides and fold dough into rectangle shape. Then fold it in half again. This process of folding is done twice for the purpose of mimicking puff pastry flaky layers.
    Repeat roll
  • Place parchment paper on top and use rolling pin to flatten dough. With a butter knife, cut around the edges to make a large rectangle. Take the uneven dough cut from the edges and set aside for later.
    egg puff Large rectangle
  • Cut 3x3 inch squares from the rectangle.
    egg puff squares
  • Take each square and further flatten and make larger to 4x4 inches using rolling pin.
    Puff roll out square
  • Do this in two directions, up and down and left to right.
    Roll out square direction
  • In each square place some of the masala from egg filling and on top add one half hard boiled egg.
    Egg filling
  • Fold inwards from the 4 corners
    Puff fold corners
  • Join in the middle to form egg puff
    flaky keto egg puff
  • Repeat creating egg puffs with remaining square pieces, and when done with dough from rectangle, take the extra dough set aside from earlier step and repeat process of flattening, cutting into rectangle and then into 3x3 squares until dough is done.
  • This recipe makes about 10 egg puffs
  • Beat an egg and brush egg wash on top of each puff
    egg wash egg puff
  • Place in air fryer and cook at 400°F for 8 minutes
    egg puff air fryer


Serving: 1-puffCalories: 204.9kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 7.9gFat: 17.7gSaturated Fat: 7.5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 122.6mgSodium: 265.8mgPotassium: 109.6mgFiber: 3.1gSugar: 1.2gVitamin A: 653.5IUVitamin C: 2.4mgCalcium: 56.7mgIron: 1.2mgNet Carbs: 3.9g
Keyword egg puff, keto, keto recipes, low carb, low carb recipes, oat fiber, vital wheat gluten
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