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Shrimp Patties

2.80 from 64 votes


  • 1 lb Shrimp
  • 1.5 cups finely diced Onion
  • 2 tbsps sliced green Chilli
  • Pinch Salt
  • 2 tsps ground Ginger and Garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 cup finely diced tomatoes
  • Salt to taste
  • ΒΌ tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped Coriander or Cilantro
  • 10 x 10 cms Chilled Puff Pastry squares
  • 1 Egg beaten
  • Black or White sesame seeds optional


  • Finely mince the shelled & deveined Shrimp with a knife
  • Add some oil to a saute pan and allow it to heat up
  • Saute the Onion and green Chilli till the Onion turns golden brown adding some salt to help it go brown faster
  • Add the Ginger and Garlic paste and cook for a few minutes
  • Add the Shrimp followed by the Chilli & Turmeric powder
  • Add the Tomatoes, Pepper and Salt to taste and cover and cook
  • Once the Tomatoes are mushy and the Shrimp is cooked open the lid and cook till the liquid has evaporated and add more Salt if required and chopped Coriander
  • Cool the Shrimp filling
  • Beat an Egg and lay out the Puff Pastry squares
  • Brush two sides with Egg, add the filling and fold over and seal to form a triangle
  • Press down the edges with a fork to seal
  • Brush the tops with more Egg wash and sprinkle with Sesame seeds