Spiral Curry Puffs, also known as Karipap Pusing (螺旋咖喱角) are a tasty and favourite Asian snack especially in Malaysia and Singapore. They are deep-fried crescent shaped pastries filled with spicy, sweet and savoury potato filling. Because of their popularity, curry puffs are commonly found sold freshly fried at many Malay, Chinese and Indian food stalls and even at trendy cafes. However, nothing beats homemade curry puffs, especially freshly fried spiral curry puffs!
The skill in this popular teatime snack lies in the making of the skin. Although a little tedious with the multiple steps, the spiral crusts created, add such a delectable crunch that stay crispy even when these curry puffs have cooled down. It certainly make these curry puffs so … so special.
To achieve the spiral effect, first wrapped OIL in WATER dough. Next, roll the into a rectangle and then roll it up like a swiss roll. Binding the two pastry doughs makes a nice spiral-like pattern, hence the name Spiral Curry Puffs.