Seafood in Goa cannot get bigger than this! A nearly 300 kg fish patty made here now holds the Guinness honour for being the largest. Months after making a bid for an entry to the Guinness world record, by crafting the world’s largest fish cutlet, a popular seafood snack in Goa, the record keepers at the Guinness World Records Limited, have adjudged a 296 kg fish patty as a world record. This has delighted the Mumbai-based Trinity, a hospitality, food and beverage company and chefs who participated in the mammoth effort.

The world’s biggest fish patty, which is 29 cm high and 122 cms in diameter, was slapped together in August 2017, at an indoor stadium near Panaji, by a team led by Trinity’s chairman Joseph Dias, a Goan by origin. The team also included chefs from several starred hotels, who are part of the Goa Culinary Forum, supported by local service and logistics providers.

The world record effort was assisted by as many as 40 culinary professionals led by executive chefs of Goa, Prasad Paul of the Synergy Hospitality — The Pan Asian Hut, Saurabh Puri of the Caravela Beach Resort, Ranjeet Pandey of Holiday Inn, Sunit Sharma of Cidade De Goa, Manjit Singh of Holiday Inn, K.S. Mahesh and Chef Leon Pereira of Radisson Blu and others.

The monumental task at hand was to process and blend 185 kg fish, 660 kg eggs, two litres of milk, 25 kg potatoes, 33 kg onions, 10 kg garlic, eight kg gherkins, 16 kg carrots, 16 kg bell peppers, 16 kg coriander, 10 kg jalapenos, six kg parsley, two kg lemons and seasoning like thyme, olive oil, spices, lemons all together into a paste and shaping it into a patty, which held together.