Easy Beef Curry Puffs


Date Published: Dec 14th, 2021 | Last Updated: Dec 14th, 2021
Author: Abby |Category: appetizers, snacks, easy, pastry
Serves: 14 curry puffs | Prep time: 20 mins | Cook time: 25 mins

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Who doesn’t love a good curry puff??? This super quick and easy version is adapted from Sarah Tiong’s (my favourite Masterchef contestant) recipe. All you need are a few basic ingredients, 10 mins to stir-fry, then wrap it up and bake. Easy!

You can use either thawed pre-made puff pastry dough or make your own rough puff dough.

This recipe is meant to be a quick and easy version of a curry puff. Feel free to add in your own veg or extra seasonings to your liking. Sometimes I like to toss in some cooked diced potatoes and peas with the beef to bulk it up.

Anyways, without further ado, here’s the recipe! If you have any comments or suggestions, I’d love to hear from you in the comment section! You can follow me on instagram, youtube and facebook to see all the recipes I post!

Happy cooking!

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • 1 small brown onion, finely diced
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely minced
  • 250g beef mince (can substitute with pork, chicken, turkey, potatoes and peas)
  • 2 Tbsps curry powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 puff pastry dough, defrosted and ready to use (store bought or make your own)
  • 1 egg, beaten (for egg wash)
  • 2 tablespoons toasted white sesame seeds (optional for decoration)

Directions:

In a skillet on medium-high heat, sautée the garlic and onions in some oil until the onion starts to become translucent (~2mins). Add in the mince meat and use your spatula to break it up into small pieces and cook until brown and cooked through.

Add in curry powder and stir-fry for another couple minutes then season with salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat and set aside to cool to room temperature before wrapping.

When the filling has cooled, roll out your puff pastry dough to a 3-5mm thickness and divide it into squares of equal size. I usually make them about 10cmx10cm squares, but you can make them as big or small as you like.

Preheat the oven to 180˚C.

Place a tablespoon of filling (or more or less depending on your pastry size) in the middle of your square and fold the pastry diagonally in half into a triangle. Crimp the edges together so it seals well. Repeat with the rest of the pastry.

Place the pastry puffs on a baking tray and brush them with the beaten egg and sprinkle sesame seeds on top (optional).

Tip: alternatively, if you don’t plan on eating them all, you can freeze them at this stage before you put the egg wash on.

Bake at 180˚C for about 20-25 minutes until it’s golden brown. Serve!

Summarized Recipe:

Easy Beef Curry Puffs

Date Published: Dec 14th, 2021 | Last Updated: Dec 14th, 2021
Author: Abby |Category: appetizers, snacks, easy, pastry
Serves: 14 curry puffs | Prep time: 20 mins | Cook time: 25 mins

Ingredients:

  • 1 small brown onion, finely diced
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely minced
  • 250g beef mince (can substitute with pork, chicken, turkey, potatoes and peas)
  • 2 Tbsps curry powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 puff pastry dough, defrosted and ready to use (store bought or make your own)
  • 1 egg, beaten (for egg wash)
  • 2 tablespoons toasted white sesame seeds (optional for decoration)

Directions:

  1. In a skillet on medium-high heat, sautée the garlic and onions in some oil until the onion starts to become translucent (~2mins).
  2. Add in the mince meat and use your spatula to break it up into small pieces and cook until brown and cooked through.
  3. Add in curry powder and stir-fry for another couple minutes then season with salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat and set aside to cool to room temperature before wrapping.
  4. When the filling has cooled, roll out your puff pastry dough to a 3-5mm thickness and divide it into squares of equal size. I usually make them about 10cmx10cm squares, but you can make them as big or small as you like.
  5. Preheat the oven to 180˚C.
  6. Place a tablespoon of filling (or more or less depending on your pastry size) in the middle of your square and fold the pastry diagonally in half into a triangle. Crimp the edges together so it seals well. Repeat with the rest of the pastry.
  7. Place the pastry puffs on a baking tray and brush them with the beaten egg and sprinkle sesame seeds on top (optional).
    • Tip: alternatively, if you don’t plan on eating them all, you can freeze them at this stage before you put the egg wash on.
  8. Bake at 180˚C for about 20-25 minutes until it’s golden brown. Serve!

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