Saturday, 16 August 2014

Mini Kampar Chicken Curry In A Bread 咖哩面包鸡

Mini Kampar Chicken Curry In A Bread 咖哩面包鸡

Recipe source for the bread :  Frozen Wings
Recipe source for the chicken curry :  Doris Choo @ Sumptuous Flavours

A few weeks back I made Special Steamed Chicken Curry Pau, which is a modified version of the famous Kampar chicken curry bread. My youngest son, YS has been pestering me to make the baked version. I know the normal size bread ( 面包鸡 ) will be too big for the three of us at home, so I used the same concept of the special steamed chicken curry pau to bake three smaller bread. We gave one to my sister-in-law who lives a few blocks away while we polished off the remaining two bread. 

Yummy, yum! They were truly scrumptious and finger-licking good!

Ingredients for Chicken Curry ( recipe by Doris Choo @ Sumptuous Flavours )

1/2 a chicken ( about 550g )
1 large potato, peeled and cut into cubes, then deep-fried
2 1/2 tbsp curry powder
80g minced chilli
80g shallots, finely chopped
30g garlic, finely chopped
1 cup coconut milk  ( santan)
1 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp soya sauce
4 tbsp cooking oil 

Utensils required

3 aluminium foil cups
3 pieces of aluminium foils


1.  Heat wok until hot. Add in 4 tbsp cooking oil.
2.  Saute chopped garlic and shallots until fragrant. Reduce to medium flame. Add in minced chilli. Stir to mix well.  
3.  Add 2 tbsp coconut milk , followed by the curry powder. Stir evenly until red chilli oil oozes out. 
4.  Add in chicken pieces and mix well. Fry for 2 to 3 minutes. 
5.  Add in 4 Chinese rice bowls of water. Bring to a boil.
6.  Pour in the deep-fried potatoes. Stir to mix well.
7.  Allow to simmer for about 12 to 15 minutes until done.
8.  Remove and let it cool down before spooning the chicken curry into 3 aluminium foil cups.
9.  Cover the foil cups with pieces of aluminium foils.   


For the bread ( recipe from Lena of Frozen wings )

Ingredient A
450g bread flour
25g milk powder
15g instant yeast
60g sugar
1/2 tsp salt

Ingredient B
1 large egg, beaten mixed with 130ml cold milk + 130ml cold water

 40g butter


1. Add  all ingredients A into a mixing bowl of a machine and use a fork to stir till well mixed. Using a dough hook, add in ingredients B slowly and beat roughly for about 5 minutes until it forms a moist firm ball.
2.  Add in butter and beat for around 5-10 minutes until the dough looks smooth. Remove dough into slightly floured table and knead into a big ball and let it proof for about 45 minutes.
3. After proofing, lightly knead the dough again and let rest for another 10 minutes.
4. Divide dough into three portions. Roll out the dough into three rounds with the middle thicker than the sides. ( See picture below )  Place this on top of the sealed aluminium cups. Seal the edges below the aluminium cups and place each on three different pieces of greased-proof paper. Transfer this to a baking tray and let it rise for another 40 minutes.
5. Apply egg wash (optional) and bake it in a  preheated oven at 170 C for 20 minutes.

 Let the middle portion be thicker than the surrounding edges.
Place this dough on top of the sealed aluminium cup containing the chicken curry. 
This way - It will be easier to seal the thinner edges below the aluminium cup. 

Yum! Finger-licking good!

I am linking this post to Little Thumbs Up


The theme for August 2014 is Flour

Hosted by  Domestic Goddess Wannabe


  1. Smart idea of placing your curry in an aluminium bowl, this prevents the bread from getting soggy. Looks yummy too. Thanks for sharing, Doris.

  2. hi doris, thx for letting me know that you hv tried the bread. hmm..not a bad idea using aluminium cups to make the mini ones....nice! ..and thx for the link back!

  3. This is so cute! My son would love to open the bread! Thank you for sharing! :)

  4. Hi Doris,
    Looks delicious! A clever idea to use the foil cups!

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