Deep-fried curry puffs – crispy, flaky, crumbly, and buttery shortcrust pastries stuffed with curried chicken chunks, potatoes and egg – are traditional street snacks that are sure to pack a delicious punch! Follow my step-by-step pictorial on how to make freshly fried puffs easily and confidently!
I have to confess that I’ve been on a curry puff craze lately. Anyone who’s ever eaten a curry puff will know that these deep-fried stuffed pastries always hit the spot once you bite into that crispy, crumbly, buttery crust, and that delicious, savoury stuffing inside. I hardly ever stop at one, and I particularly enjoy eating generously sized puffs like the ones I’ll be showing you how to make here.
Have you always felt daunted, even somewhat intimidated by the prospect of making curry puffs from scratch? If you do, then this post is for home cooks like you (and me!). It does take a little bit of work and time (then again, making anything yummylicious always does, don’t you agree?) but you’ll find it’s so satisfying when you finally bite into a deep-fried curry puff of your own creation! And I’ll be showing you here step-by-step how to to make these delicious puffs. I’ll also be punctuating my post with tips and suggestions from my recipe testing, I picked up along the way, so you can hit the ground running.