Qeema Patties with puff pastry

Mouth watering home made qeema patties along with a fool proof puff pastry recipe for you. Add this to your recipe collection and enjoy with family. #HappyCookingToYou

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Puff Pastry:

  • Ghee 400 gms
  • Pani (Water) 200 ml
  • Anda (Egg) 1 (Optional)
  • Oil 4 tbs
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp
  • Cheeni (Sugar) Powdered 2 tbs
  • Maida (All-purpose flour) 500 gms
  • Pani (Water) if required

Mince Filling:

  • Oil 2-3 tbs
  • Pyaz (Onion) Chopped 1 medium
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) ½ tsp
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ¼ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) ½ tsp
  • Beef mince (Beef qeema) 1 Cup (Boiled with ½ tsp ginger garlic paste)
  • Matar (Peas) Boiled ½ Cup
  • Maida (All-purpose flour) 1 tbs
  • Pani (Water) 2 tbs pr as required
  • Hari mirch (Green chili) chopped 1-2
  • Hara dhania (Coriander) chopped 3-4 tbs


Puff Pastry:

In wok,add ghee,let it melt and bring it to room temperature.

In bowl,add chilled water with ice cubes,melted ghee,leave it until ghee becomes solid and refrigerate for approx.6 hours.

In jug,add water,egg,oil,salt,sugar and whisk well.

In bowl,add all-purpose flour and make a well,gradually add egg water mixture and knead until smooth & soft dough is formed.Use water if required,cover and let it rest for 20 minutes.

Take out solid ghee from water and squeeze out excess water completely.

Take square pan,place butter paper and set a block in a square pan.

Place butter paper on top and with the help of kitchen hammer flatten ghee and freeze ghee block for 20 minutes.

Take prepared dough,sprinkle generous amount of flour and roll out dough in round shape with the help of rolling pin.

In the center of the dough,place solid ghee block,wrap four sides,dust dry flour and roll out in rectangular shape with the help of rolling pin,fold one third into the middle and then the other third on top,fold and overlap the remaining sides,cover and freeze it for 20 minutes.

Take out from freezer,dust dry flour and roll out in rectangular shape with rolling pin.

Repeat the same over lapping folding process,cover and freeze it for another 20 minutes.

Again take out from freezer,dust dry flour and roll out in rectangular shape with rolling pin.

Puff pastry is ready and use as required.


If you are using butter,follow the same puff pastry method.

If you are using ghee,freeze it for 15-20 minutes and if you are using unipuff,put it in fridge for 15-20 minutes.

Sprinkle generous amount of all-purpose flour while you are rolling or overlapping puff pastry.

In puff pastry recipes,egg is optional.

Put the ghee (with chilled ice cold water) in refrigerator until ghee becomes solid.

Mince Filling:

In fring pan,add oil and onion,fry until translucent.

Add ginger garlic paste,red chili powder,turmeric powder,salt,cumin powder and mix well.

Add beef mince and peas,mix well.

Add all-purpose flour and mix well.

Add water,green chilies,coriander,mix and let the mixture cool down.

Roll out puff pastry,cut in desired shape with cutter,egg wash,add mince filling,put another piece on top and gently press to seal and egg wash again.

Spray baking tray with water and place mince patties,bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 C for 40-45 minutes.

Mince patties are ready.

Recipe By: Sameen Moiz

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