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Very Veggie Box Patties Recipe

These square shaped patties are filled with a flavorful veggie filling. The chewiness of the veggie stuffing and the crunchiness of the covering, is a delicious combination.
Course Appetizer, Comfort Food, Snack
Cuisine Food Fusion, Pakistani
Keyword 30 minutes meals, box patties, Iftar Recipes, kids friendly, lunch box, Ramadan, snack, vegetables, veggie
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Author Bushra Waheed


For Veggie Filling:

  • 1-1/2 cups cabbage shredded
  • 1 cup carrot chopped
  • 1 cup green capsicum chopped
  • 1 cup boiled potatoes chopped
  • 1 cup boiled green peas
  • 1 /2 cup sweet corn
  • 2-3 green and black olives sliced
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red chili
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • salt to taste

For Box Patties:

  • 24 samosa sheets
  • oil for deep frying
  • egg wash for sheet binding


To Prepare the Filling:

  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a wok or deep pan over medium heat.
  • Saute carrots, green peas, sweet corn for a minute then add capsicum along with boiled potatoes and cabbage.
  • Stir fry 1-2 minutes (don't over cooked the veggies).
  • Season with salt, black pepper, and red chili flakes.
  • Stir in the soy sauce and red chili sauce.
  • Taste at this time and adjust the seasoning if required.
  • Take it out the mixture in a bowl and let it cool.

To Prepare the Box Patties:

  • Thaw the samosa pastry according to package instructions.
  • In a small bowl, lightly beat the egg and set aside.
  • Take two strips of samosa sheets and put them in a cross pattern, one over the other so they make a + (plus) sign. (Watch the short video for a step by step tutorial on how to fold the box patties).
  • Spread some egg where the + sign is being joined.
  • Place the 2 tbsp veggie filling in the middle and spread the egg wash on the edges. Fold each of the edges one by one over each creating a parcel. Make sure the parcel is completely closed.
  • At this point, you can freeze the box patties and keep them in the freezer for up to one month if you want.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan over medium heat.
  • Deep fry them in hot oil on medium flame till nice and golden Or you can even bake or air fry them.
  • Remove box patties from the oil and drain on an absorbent paper.
  • Delicious Very Veggie Box Patties are ready to serve.


Serve them hot with Tomato Ketchup or Mint Chutney and Enjoy!