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Millet Empanadas Recipe

Millet Empanadas
How to make Millet Empanadas

These millet empanadas are a powerhouse of energy and protein. It is a combination of jowar flour, tomato with seasoning of chopped garlic, oregano and pepper.

  • Total Cook Time 35 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Millet Empanadas

  • 1 Cup Jowar flour
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • A pinch of Salt
  • 1 cup hot boiling water
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4 small Chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Chopped garlic
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Pepper
  • to taste Oregano
  • to taste Red paprika
  • 1 cup Boiled corn
  • 1 tbsp Cheese spread
  • 1 tbsp ketchup

How to Make Millet Empanadas

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For the base wrapper

In a bowl add 1 cup jowar flour, 1tbsp oil and pinch salt. Mix this with 1 cup hot boiling water.
Once slightly cooled, knead into a medium dough and let it rest for 15-20 mins covered with a cloth.

For the filling

Heat olive oil in a pan, saute chopped garlic along with chopped tomatoes. Cook till the tomatoes are soft and well cooked
Add salt, pepper and oregano as per taste along with red paprika and later add boiled corn, cheese spread along with ketchup and give it a good mix.
Now shape the dough into equal sized balls and roll it out thinly using a parchment paper.
Using a round cutter, cut the shape and add the filling in the center.
Apply water on the edges and turn over from one end to create a semicircular pocket.
To seal the edges take a folk and create impressions thereby giving it a pattern as well.
Shallow fry these or Air Fry them for 20 mins at 160 degree Celsius and serve hot.
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