How to Make Malaysian-Style Glazed Donuts

Updated on August 31, 2017
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Apart from cooking, I love traveling. Now, I am homemaker, and cooking is my passion. My expertise is Malay/Asian cuisine.

Everyone loves donuts. They're sweet, fluffy, and have various types of toppings and flavorings. Donuts are usually made from a risen and sticky dough that is then deep-fried and glazed with sugar. Nowadays, you can find donuts in different styles and shapes, as it is a very popular snack.

Today, I'm making Malaysian-style glazed donuts. Note that the texture is really nothing like regular donuts. However, they are very simple to make because only a few ingredients are needed. Malaysian donuts, locally known as kuih keria, are a type of dessert that is very popular for its sugary taste. Kuih keria is typically a deep-fried sweet potato batter that is coated with a simple sugar syrup. It is often served with coffee or tea. If you make this, you will be surprised how the simple ingredients can make a sweet and simple dessert for you and your family.

The Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds of organic sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups of all purpose flour
  • 8 tablespoons of granulated white sugar
  • 5 tablespoons of water
  • Salt

Directions:

  1. Peel and chop the sweet potatoes into small chunks.
  2. In a pot, add water, potatoes, and a pinch of salt. Then steam the sweet potato chunks over boiling water until soft enough to mash.
  3. Remove from heat, and place the sweet potatoes into another bowl for mashing. Allow it to cool.
  4. Add flour into the mashed potatoes and fold them together. Use your hands to form a dough. Remember, you can add a little bit more flour if the dough is still sticky in your hands.
  5. On a wooden board, place the dough and flatten the dough with your hands. Take a donut cutter to shape the donuts.
  6. Let the donuts rest for five minutes.
  7. Heat the oil in a pan over a medium heat.
  8. Fry the donuts for a few minutes or until it turns golden brown on each side.
  9. Remove from heat and drain on paper towels.
  10. For the glaze, boil the sugar and water together on medium heat while stirring until it thickens up.
  11. Add the donuts and turn off the heat. Make sure you coat the donuts quickly as the sugar will dry up and harden quite fast.
  12. Enjoy donuts with a cup of coffee or tea!

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The sweet potatoes cut into chunks.Boil to soften the potatoes.Mash the potatoes with a wooden spoon. Add flour bit by bit to form the dough.Shape the donuts.Fry the donuts in a pan or a wok.Golden brown donuts.Quickly, add the donuts into the sugar syrup.Coat the donuts with the sugar.Voila! Malaysian style donuts are ready to serve.
The sweet potatoes cut into chunks.
The sweet potatoes cut into chunks.
Boil to soften the potatoes.
Boil to soften the potatoes.
Mash the potatoes with a wooden spoon.
Mash the potatoes with a wooden spoon.
Add flour bit by bit to form the dough.
Add flour bit by bit to form the dough.
Shape the donuts.
Shape the donuts.
Fry the donuts in a pan or a wok.
Fry the donuts in a pan or a wok.
Golden brown donuts.
Golden brown donuts.
Quickly, add the donuts into the sugar syrup.
Quickly, add the donuts into the sugar syrup.
Coat the donuts with the sugar.
Coat the donuts with the sugar.
Voila! Malaysian style donuts are ready to serve.
Voila! Malaysian style donuts are ready to serve.

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