BUT....he took a bite and then he said...he can't have anymore!!I was in tears:( He then told me that due to the resemblance of shrimp/prawns with 'worms' he cannot eat shrimp.
Hence, now I make them only when I have other friends to share and enjoy these with me!
For the shrimp filling
20-25 Small/Medium shrimp(cleaned, deveined, tails off)
1 large onion finely chopped
1tsp ginger garlic paste
1tsp Chicken masala/Kitchen king masala
1-2 tsp Red chili powder
1/2tsp Turmeric powder
1/2tsp cumin seeds
For the outer covering
2-3 potatoes boiled and mashed well,without any lumps.Grate them to get smooth mash.
1/2tsp garlic paste
1/4tsp Ajwain seeds/Cumin seeds
oil to fry
1) On 1tbsp oil fry the chopped onions till translucent and starting to brown.Add the cumin seeds, Ginger garlic paste and fry 1 min.Then add shrimp, spices,salt and cook till the shrimps cook and all the moisture evaporates. Garnish with Cilantro.
4) Shallow fry on both sides till golden brown.
Serve the Spicy Shrimp Patties hot with Maggie 'hot and sweet' sauce!