Thursday, 30 July 2015

Bake Curry Puffs





Curry Puffs fried or bake, it's always a favorite snack. Bake curry puffs uses puff pastry and is so flaky and crispy when baked. My family are fans of both versions of curry puffs. You can either use readymade puff pastry or diy your own. I'm using my own puff pastry i made yesterday. The filling is a simple potatoes, onions and  curry filling.

Bake Curry Puffs

Ingredients for puff pastry:

(A) 450 gms flour
      30 gms sugar
      150~ 200 ml water
      90 gms butter
      1 egg

(B) 200 gms Pastry Margarine

Method:

Mix flour, sugar in a bowl and rubbed in the butter until resembles breadcrumbs.
Break the egg into the mixture and mix to combine.
 Add in water little by little and knead to a dough.
 Knead the dough till smooth and let it  rest for 30 mins.
 After 30 mins, roll out the dough to a rectangle and cut the pastry margarine and dabbed the dough till all the margarine are used up.
Fold both ends of the dough to the centre and roll out again to a rectangle.
Repeat this procedure 3 more times and keep the dough in the fridge for later use.

Filling:

500 gms potatoes ( steam and cubed)
1 onion ( cubed)
 2 tbsps curry powder mixed with 4 tbsp water
 1 tbsp sambal chilli ( optional)
 Salt and sugar to taste

Method:

Heat up one tbsp oil and fry onions till soft.
Add in curry powder and mix well. Fy till oil seeps thru.
Add in potatoes and mix well, pour in 100 ml water and let it cook till dry.
Dish up and let it cool.
Take the dough out from the fridge, cut into half and keep the other half in the fridge.
Roll out the dough into a rectangle and use a cutter to cut into cicles.
Spoon filling into half of the circle and fold the other half over.
 Use egg or water to seal the edges. Place on a greased tray and brush with eggwash.
 Bake for 30 ~ 35 mins at 180°.

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