Kok Chye/ Peanut puffs 角仔 Recipe
Servings Prep Time
30-40pieces 1hour
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
30-40pieces 1hour
Cook Time
  • 300g plain flour
  • 6tbsp cooking oil
  • 6tbsp wateradd or less if needed
  • 200g chopped peanuts
  • 100g sugar
  • 40g fried sesame seeds
Step 1- Prepare the dough
  1. Sieve the flour into a bowl and add in the oil
  2. Mix until a breadcrumbs texture, then gradually add in the water bit by bit.
  3. Knead into a smooth dough and let the dough rest for 10 minutes
Step 2- Prepare the filling and fill the puffs
  1. In a bowl, mix the sugar and chopped peanuts together until well combined
  2. Pinch off 5grams of dough and roll into a ball with hands. Flatten dough and shape into a bowl-like shape with thumbs.
  3. • Spoon in peanut filling and fold the dough in half. Seal and pleat the edges. #Tip: make a circle with index finger and thumb and place the flattened dough on top to make filling the kok chye easier.
Step 3- Fry the peanut puffs and serve
  1. In a pot, heat up some oil on medium heat and fry the puffs until they are golden brown. #Tip: do not overcrowd the pot or the oil will get cold!
  2. Let the puffs cool on a cooling rack and serve!