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Recipe: Curry Puff

Curry Puff–a snack filled with curried potatoes commonly found in Malaysian and Singapore

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Malaysian
Keyword Curry Puff

Ingredients

Filling:

  • 5 tablespoons oil
  • 1 medium red onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon kurma powder or chicken curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons meat or chicken curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 cup finely diced chicken breast meat
  • 2 large potatoes boiled and finely diced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Pastry:

  • 1 lb plain flour
  • 5 oz margarine or shortening
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Make the filling first. Heat oil and fry onion gently until golden brown. Add the kurma powder, curry powder, chili, turmeric and fry gently. Add the chicken, potatoes, sugar, pepper, salt and cook for 5 minutes. Mix well and leave aside to cool.

  2. To make pastry, mix flour with margarine, water, salt, and knead well. Let it rest for 1/2 hour. Cut the dough into circles (3 in) in diameter. Fold pastry over to make a half circle and crimp at edges. Deep fry in hot oil until golden.