Appetizer, Chicken, Pakistani / Indian, Ramadan Recipes

Box Patties


Box patties are a Ramadan staple in our family, a delicious creamy chicken filling tossed with stir fried veggies is wrapped in the spring roll wrappers and shaped like a box. Once deep fried, they turn crispy golden. Usually served with ketchup, they are a crowd pleaser for sure. It’s not very difficult to wrap them once you get a hang of it. This recipe conveniently uses the Multi purpose chicken which makes it a breeze to make them. Below i will share steps on how to wrap them.

This is a super easy technique once you get a hang of it. I hope you like this recipe and try it at home! Please don’t forget to follow me on my instagram for everyday inspiration.

Box Patties

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Recipe by Fatima Maniya Soorty Course: AppetizersCuisine: Pakistani, FusionDifficulty: Easy


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Spring roll pastry filled with a delicious creamy filling, shaped into a box.


  • 1 cup Multi purpose chicken

  • 1/4 cup shredded cabbage

  • 1/4 cup shredded carrots

  • 1/2 green bell pepper thinly sliced

  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/8 tsp sugar

  • 1/4 tsp soy sauce

  • 1 green onion sliced

  • 1/2 cup white sauce

  • 1 tbsp oil

  • Spring roll covers

  • 1 cup oil for deep frying.

  • White Sauce
  • 2 tbsp butter

  • 1 1/2 tbsp All purpose flour

  • 1/2 cup milk

  • Salt to taste


  • In a skillet heat oil, to this add cabbage, carrots and bell peppers, seasonings and soy sauce. Quickly stir fry on high heat for around 1 minute.
  • Remove and set aside.
  • To this add the multi purpose chicken, spring onion and white sauce. Mix well and the filling is ready.
  • Cut the spring roll pastry in 3 long strips, separate the pastry and place them in a crisscross shape. Place 1 tbsp filling in the center and fold the pastry until it resembles the shape of a box.
  • Deep fry until golden and enjoy with your favorite condiments.
  • This recipe yields 20 box patties.
  • White Sauce
  • In a sauce pan heat butter until melted, to this add the all purpose flour and whisk continuously until fragrant and there are no lumps.
  • Add the milk and continue whisking until smooth. Lower the flame and let it simmer for around 3 mins until the sauce thickens.
  • Turn off the flame, season with salt and set aside until room temperature.

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