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Ingredients for Puff Pastry :
200 g pastry margarine
200 g plain flour
100 ml cold water
1/2 tsp salt
1tsp lemon juice

Method:
Preparing the puff pastry:
1. Put the flour in a mixing bowl. Mix water, salt and lemon juice together. Mix well and knead into a smooth ball. Rest for 20 minutes.






2. Roll the dough into rectangular shape. Place the pastry margarine in the centre of the dough, Wrap the dough till all the sides are covered.










3. Flour the work surface and roll out the pastry into about 30cm x 10cm rectangle. Fold it into three



4. Make a quarter-turn. Roll the block of pastry again into about 30cm x 10cm rectangle as before and fold it into three again.


5. Wrap the block in cling film and refrigerate it for at least 30 minutes.

6. Give the chilled pastry another two turns, rolling and folding as before. This makes a total of four turns, and the pastry is now ready.


Preparing the Filling:
100 g potatoes
50 g chicken meat
1tbsp curry powder
6 onions
a pinch of salt
2tbsp oil

Method:
1. Cut the potatoes into small cubes. Cut chicken meat into small cubes.
2. Heat up a wok with some oil. Fry all the ingredients together till cooked. Season with some salt. Cool it on a plate.

To make the pie:
1. Roll out the dough thinly about 1 mm thick, Cut the dough with a round cutter and place then into patty tins with paper cups. Put some filings into them and cover another pastry on top. Brush with some beaten eggs. Bake for about 15 minutes. 




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Vegetable puff is quite similar to curry puff. The difference is the fillings are made from vegetables and serve with chili sauce.

Ingredients for the fillings:
1 small turnip
1 carrot
1 tbsp soy bean paste
2 cloves garlic

Ingredients for the pastry:
2 cups flour
1 cup hot water
2 tbsp butter
1 tsp salt

Method:
1. Wash and shred the turnip and carrot thinly. Scald the bean sprout.

2.Preparing the fillings:
a) Pound garlic and soy bean paste together. Heat oil in a wok and fry until it is fragrant. Then add the turnip, carrot and cook until it is soft. Stir until they are blended and season with soy sauce, salt and sugar. Set aside and leave to cool.

3. Preparing the pastry:
a) Put flour in a bowl with salt.
b) Rub in butter until it looks like bread crumbs. Add in hot water and knead until smooth and soft. Leave aside to rest about half an hour. 

4. Making the vegetable puff:
a) Roll out the pastry and make into small balls. Roll out the pastry thinly and place it on a mould. Put some fillings  and wrap the fillings using the mould. If you do not have the mould, just roll out the pastry thinly and cut into round shapes. Place some fillings and close the pastry.

b) Heat up a wok and fry the puff till golden brown.
c) Serve on a plate.