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Puff Pastry Curry Puffs

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, December 20, 2010, In : Malaysian (Nyonya)

  • Frozen Puff pastry or prepare your own ( 1,024 layers in the folded pastry)
  1. You can use any filling you like for these or any that are outlined in this group onsite. Prepare this ready.
  2. Preheat the oven to 205ºC (400F).
  3. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured work surface to 5 mm (1/4 in) thickness.  Using a serrated cookie cutter, cut out as many rounds as possible.
  4. Brush the round with egg glaze making sure ...

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Mattar Ke Kachori (Pastry Fritters of Spiced Peas)

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, In : India 


For crust
  • 1 cup All Purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • Approximately 1/2 cup chilled water
For filling
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seed powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon shredded ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon mango powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (personal pref)
  • Oil to deep fry

Pastry Crust
  1. Add the flour, salt and oil in a bowl and mix it well.
  2. Add the chilled water slowly, mixing with your fingers as you pour the water.
  3. Do not...

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Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, In : India 

  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) chickpea flour
  • 120 ml (1/2 cup) water
  • ghee for frying
  • salt
  • pepper

  1. Make a pouring paste of the besan and water.
  2. Heat ghee and drop paste into hot ghee through a slotted spoon to get little drops falling at a time (these are boondhi).
  3. Remove the drops when golden brown and dry on a paper towel to remove extra oil.
  4. Soak the drops in warm water.

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Pa Tong Go (Thai cruller pastries)

Posted by Kroocrew on Friday, September 17, 2010, In : Thailand 

This is a direct import from China is almost identical to the You Tiao. It tends to be a little smaller in dimenions.


  • 500 grams (4-5 cups) plain flour, sifted
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon instant yeast
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking ammonia
  • 1/8 teaspoon sodium bicarbonate
  • 1 1/2 cup (375ml) water
  • 1 each chicken egg
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 litre (1 qt) vegetable oil for deep frying
  1. Mix the dry ingredients. Add the water, egg and  vegetable...

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Chinese Crullers 油条 (You Tiao)

Posted by Kroocrew on Sunday, December 27, 2009, In : China 

Of course there is a story associated with the You Tiao, a story of treachery and tragedy.


  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon alum
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon *ammonium bicarbonate (Baker's ammonium)
  • 7/8 cup water
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 8 cups oil for deep-frying


  1. Place salt, alum, baking soda, and ammonium carbonate in a mixing bowl. Add water and stir until thoroughly dissolved. Add flour. Stir with chopsticks to make the dough soft and smooth.
  2. Knead the dough until it is el...

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