• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Ingredient

  • Nonya dumplings
  • Cooking oil for pan-frying
  • Chilli Sauce:
  • 5 fresh red chillies
  • 2 red bird's eye chillies
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 100ml water
  • 3 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Blend chilli sauce ingredients until smooth.
  2. Transfer to a small saucepan and cook over a low heat until the sauce thickens slightly. Turn off the heat and season sauce with sugar and salt.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Heat oil in a non-stick frying pan and pan-fry nonya dumplings until it forms a light brown, crispy crust. Remove and blot on paper towels.
  5. Serve the crispy fried nonya dumplings with chilli sauce while dumplings are still warm.
  6. Note : Day-old nonya dumplings can be enjoyed pan-fried in a little oil to get a crisp rice crust. Serve with a chilli dipping sauce.
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