Malaysian Deep Fried Potato Patty (BEGEDIL)

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Malaysian Fried Potato Patty (Begedil)

by ToTT

Begedil is a savoury potato patty dish that is commonly found in Malay Nasi Padang stores or restaurants! Well-loved by locals, this dish can be eaten either on its own or with a delicious bowl of Lontong or Mee Soto.

While making traditional Begedil may be quite laborious and time-consuming, this quick and modernized recipe simplifies the process while retaining the robust flavours and textures!


Cuisine: Asian Course: Appetiser Skill Level: Novice

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 15 mins

Ready in: 30 mins Serves: 4 serving


  • 500g Potatoes
  • 50g Chopped Chinese Celery
  • 50g fried shallots
  • ¼ tsp white pepper powder
  • ¼ tsp Coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp Cumin powder
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Sugar
  • 2 Eggs


  • Cut Potatoes into Slices
  • Deep fry potatoes till soft and transfer into a pot
  • Add chopped celery, fried shallots and white pepper powder
  • Mash the potato mixture, then divide and mould into 6 patties
  • Crack an egg into a small mixing bowl and beat thoroughly
  • Coat potato patties with egg wash and deep fry.
  • Remove once golden brown and serve with Sambal Chilli.
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