Ingredients

  • Serves 4 people
  • 700 g potato (peeled and sliced)

  • 1 stalk coriander (chopped)

  • 1 stalk spring onion (sliced)

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tsp cumin powder

  • 1 tsp white sugar

  • 1 tsp white pepper

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Recipe Courtesy of
Asian Food Network

Begedil

Known in Indonesia and Malaysia as begedil, it is crispy on the outside and super tender on the inside. A party favourite, begedil is also paired with Soto Ayam & Nasi Lemak. Whichever you eat it alone or with others,
  • Medium
  • 20 min
  • 20 min
  • 15 min
  • 4 steps
  • 10 Ingredients
  • Medium
  • 4 steps
  • 10 Ingredients
  • 20 min
  • 20 min
  • 15 min

Instructions

  1. Deep-fry potato slices

    • In a pot on medium heat, heat up enough vegetable oil for deep-frying. Deep-fry potato slices for 5 to 7 minutes until lightly browned.
    • Remove potato from hot oil and place on paper towel-lined plate to drain excess oil. Set aside pot of oil for later.


  2. Mash deep-fried potatoes

    • In a mixing bowl, mash deep-fried potatoes with a fork or potato masher until slightly chunky.


  3. Mix potatoes with seasoning and herbs and roll into balls

    • To the potato, add in coriander, spring onions, shallots, ½ tsp cumin powder, 1 tsp white sugar, 1 tsp white pepper and 1 tsp salt. Mix well until well combined.

    | Add protein to this dish by mixing in some minced beef.

    • Take 1 ½ tbsp of potato mixture and roll into a ball. Lightly flatten it with your hands and repeat until all mixture is used.
    Mix potatoes with seasoning and herbs and roll into balls


  4. Dip begedil into beaten egg and deep fry

    • With the pot of oil that has been set aside, heat up on medium-high heat for 5 minutes.
    • In a separate small bowl, crack and beat 1 egg with a fork. Dip begedil into beaten egg and gently place into hot oil. Deep-fry 2 to 3 begedil at a time for 5 minutes, until golden brown all over.
    • Place deep-fried begedil on a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess oil.

    | This dish can be eaten as a appetiser or to popular Malay dishes like lontong.

    Dip begedil into beaten egg and deep fry


Garnish and Serve!

Transfer onto serving dish and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot.

Garnish and Serve!

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Ingredients
  • Serves 4 people
  • 700 g potato (peeled and sliced)

  • 1 stalk coriander (chopped)

  • 1 stalk spring onion (sliced)

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tsp cumin powder

  • 1 tsp white sugar

  • 1 tsp white pepper

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