Malay Style Curry Puff

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by brenda86

This is a very common snack in Malaysia and Singapore. You can find it anywhere here. Hope you like it.

Top Review by f1sh2951

This is a very good recipe. I have made a few batches and people love them. I add egg to mine. To get the "spiral" effect on the curry puffs, just follow the steps on this website Thanks for the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To make WATER DOUGH, place flour in a mixing bowl.
  2. Rub in shortening and add in the water.
  3. Knead into a smooth dough and leave aside to rest for 10 minutes.
  4. Divide into 12 equal portions.
  5. To make OIL DOUGH, rub shortening or margarine into the flour to form an oily dough.
  6. Divide into 12 equal portions.
  7. To make FILLING, heat pan with 3 tbsp oil.
  8. Fry all the ingredients till fragrant.
  9. Add water and fry till dry.
  10. Add water again and fry till dry and potato become soft.
  11. Cover the pan once in a while so that the potato will be cooked faster.
  12. Leave to cool.
  13. Next wrap oil dough inside water dough.
  14. Flatten the dough using a rolling pin to shape a thin circle.
  15. Add filling and seal the sides.
  16. Pinch the edges to form a scallop design or any design Deep fry puffs in medium hot oil.
  17. *Note: You can make the filling a bit more saltier because when you eat it with the puff it will make the filling taste blander.

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