Khima-Stuffed Potato Cakes

Khima Na Pattis

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    Appears in

    By Niloufer Ichaporia King

    Published 2007

    • About

    This must be a nineteenth-century adaptation of an English original transformed by Indian cooks into something far more delicious than the original patties. Khima na pattis was one of my favorite childhood dishes. It consists of flattened patties of ground meat enclosed in mashed potato and fried. It’s remarkably hard to execute unless the filling and coating are the right consistency and in the right proportion to each other. For years, until my mother showed me the tricks, my effor