Curry Puff

Curry Puff

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Indulge in the tantalising flavours of our golden, flaky curry puff recipe, bursting with aromatic spices and a delightful filling.



Meat                                            300g

Potatoes                                     500g

Onion                                          400g

Curry powder                             3 tablespoons

Chilli powder                              1 teaspoon

Curry leaves                                2 whole sprigs

Cooking oil                                  4 tablespoons

Salt                                               1/2 teaspoon

Pepper                                          A dash


  • Marinate diced meat in curry powder, chilli powder, salt and pepper.
  • Peel and dice potatoes. Boil in hot water for 5-8 minutes to soften slightly.
  • Peel and dice onions.
  • Heat oil in pan. Add onions and fry till golden brown.
  • Add meat, potatoes and curry leaves to onions and fry till meat is cooked.
  • Set aside to cool.

Pastry dough


Plain flour                                   300g

Self-rising flour                          300g

Vegetable shortening                300g

Egg                                                 1

Egg yolks                                      2

Salt                                                 1/2 teaspoon

Water                                            As necessary


  • Melt shortening in pan and cool.
  • Pour shortening into dry ingredients.
  • Add beaten egg.
  • Knead into a dough. Add water if dough is too dry
  • Roll out dough with a rolling pin on a floured surface to about 0.4cm thickness.
  • Dip a 4-inch/10cm circular cookie cutter into flour and then cut out dough circles.
  • Place a tablespoon of filling into the circle and fold in half to form a semicircle.
  • Pinch edges together until completely sealed.
  • Pleat the edges using your thumb. Place onto a tray lined with baking paper.
  • Repeat until all the pastry dough and filling has been used.
  • Whisk egg yolks and brush onto top of unbaked curry puffs using a pastry brush.
  • Bake in pre-heated oven at 180°C for 25 minutes.