A delicious shrimp filling is cooked and then filled into puff pastry cases and baked till golden brown. These little beauties are packed with flavor and perfect to serve with drinks at parties and celebrations. Also perfect with a nice cup of hot tea!

Patties are very popular in Goa and cities like Mumbai. Sold at many famous bakeries, the crispy puff pastry is made by layering butter and flour. You can get any kind of filling you like Shrimp, Chicken, Beef or Vegetarian.

Shrimp or Prawn Patties

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  • 1 lb Shrimp or Prawn approx 500 gms
  • 1.5 cup diced Onions
  • 2 tbsps sliced green Chilli
  • 2 tsps Ginger & Garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes and mix it in
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped Coriander


  • 2 lbs Puff Pastry
  • Egg wash 1 beaten Egg
  • Sesame seeds


  • Mince the Shrimp using a knife
  • Heat up some oil and saute the onions
  • Add the green chilli and add some salt to help it caramelize faster
  • Add the ginger and garlic paste
  • Add the shrimp
  • Add the spices and mix well
  • Add the tomatoes
  • Add the pepper cover and cook for 5 mins
  • Add salt to taste and the coriander
  • Roll out the puff pastry and cut into circles
  • One will go into the tart shell
  • Add the filling and brush the edges of another circle with egg wash and press to seal
  • Using your thumb and finger, press into the sides of the tart shell to seal tightly
  • Brush the surface with egg wash and garnish with a sprinkling on sesame seeds
  • Repeat the process
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven for 10 – 15 mins or more till golden brown
  • Should yield 24