Curried Pea Pastizzi

Recipe by ImPat
READY IN: 1hr 10mins




  • Place peas in a saucepan, cover with cold water and bring to the boil over high heat and then reduce heat to medium and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes or until peas are tender, drain.
  • Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat and cook onion and garlic for 5 minutes or until softened and then add curry powder and cook stirring for 30 seconds or until fragrant and then add peas and 1/4 cup cold water and cook stirring occasionally for 5 minutes or until liquid has evaporated and set aside to cool completely.
  • Preheat oven to 220C (200C fan forced).
  • Line 2 baking sheets/trays with baking paper.
  • Using a 10cm round cutter, cut 5 rounds from each pastry sheet and brush edge of round with egg.
  • Spoon 1 level tablespoon of mixture onto the centre of each round and spread to form a 5cm log and then fold up 2 sides of the pastry to enclose the log and pinch to seal and then twist ends to form points.
  • Place on prepared trays and brush with remaining egg.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until puffed and golden.
  • Stand for 4 minutes before serving.
  • TO FREEZE - place uncooked pastizzi on a baking tray lined with baking paper and freeze for 2 to 3 hours or until firm and then transfer to a large snaplock bag, expel air from bag and freeze for up to 1 month.
  • TO REHEAT - preheat oven to 220C (200C fan forced). Line 2 baking trays with baking paper and place frozen pastizzi on prepared trays and bake for 25 minutes or until golden and heated through.