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Kheema Pastries

2.77 from 77 votes


  • 1.5 cups Onion
  • 2 tbsps sliced green Chilli
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp red Kashmiri Chilli powder
  • 2 lbs ground Beef Lamb or Mutton
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp fresh black Pepper
  • 1 cup finely diced Tomato
  • 1/2 cup of cooked peas
  • 1/2 cup diced coriander or Cilantro
  • 10 x 10 cms Puff Pastry squares
  • 1 Egg beaten
  • Sesame seeds optional


  • Saute the Onion with the green chilies till the onion is nice and caramelized
  • Add the spice powders
  • Add the ground meat and spread it and allow it to saute with the spices
  • Add Salt, cover and cook
  • Add Pepper and diced Tomatoes, cover and cook till mushy
  • Add the Peas, followed with the Coriander and allow the filling to cool
  • Using squares of Puff Pastry, brush the two sides with egg and add the filling to the center
  • Fold over to seal and press down the edges with a fork
  • While working on puff pastry keep any parts that aren’t being used in the fridge
  • Once ready, brush the tops with egg wash and sprinkle some sesame seeds
  • You can either bake these in a 350 degree oven or freeze them for later