by Tarla Dalal
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These require practice in puff pastry making.
- Sieve the flour.
- Rub 30 grams of ghee very well into the flour.
- Make a well in the centre. Add the salt in this well and pour a little ice-cold water on top.
- Make a soft dough by adding some more ice-cold water.
- Knead the dough for 2 minutes.
- Keep the dough under a cloth for 10 minutes.
- Roll out the dough with the help of a little flour to an along shape. Brush away the extra flour. .
- Apply the remaining 100 grams of ghee leaving aside a strip of about 12 mm. (1/2") width all around.
- Cut the rolled dough into 3 unequal parts as shown in diagrams.
- Roll up part no. 1.
- Put it over part no. 3 and roll up with no. 1 inside.
- Put this rolled part on part no. 2.
- Go on pulling the edges to seal the ghee while rolling part no. 2 with no. 3 inside.
- Sprinkle plenty of flour on a tray. Put the rolled dough over it and sprinkle flour again. Cover with a cloth.
- Chill the dough in the freezer compartment of a refrigerator over the ice tray for 20 minutes.
- Remove from the refrigerator and roll out to a rectangular shape.
- Divide the dough into 3 imaginary equal parts as shown in diagrams.
- This time no cutting is rquired. Fold part no. 1 on the left on part no. 2 and fold part no. 3 on the right on part no. 2.
- Chill the dough in the freezer compartment of a refrigerator over the ice tray for 5 minutes.
- Roll out once again into a big rectangle with the help of flour. Brush away the extra flour.
- Roll out the dough into about 6 mm. (1/4") thickness on a lightly floured board.
- Stamp out rounds of 37 mm. (1 1/2") diameter.
- Make a hole in the centre of each round with 12 mm. (1/2") nozzles. Keep aside the inner rounds for use as lids.
- Roll out the trimmings thinly with the help of flour and then stamp out rounds of 37 mm. (1 1/2") diameter.
- Apply a little water on the thin rounds and put the rings on top so as to make the cases.
- Arrange the cases on a baking dish and brush with ghee. Put the lids also on the baking dish.
- Bake in a hot oven at 450°f for 15 minutes. Reduce the temperature to 350°f and bake for a further 10 minutes.
- Mix the white sauce and corn. Add salt and pepper and half of the grated cheese.
- Just before serving, fill up the vol-au-vent cases with the hot filling, sprinkle the balance cheese and cover with the lids.
- Serve hot.
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