Oil for deep frying
For top hats case:
100 gm corn flour
100 gm plain flour
100 gm rice flour
Salt to taste
Water to make batter
Combine the all ingredients in a mixing
bowl & mix well.
Strain the batter, set aside.
1 tbsp cooking oil
2 cloves garlic chopped
1 turnip medium, julienned
1 carrot medium, julienned
5 French beans, cut diagonally
Salt & pepper to taste
Pinch of seasoning powder
( can add chicken / prawns /
scrambled eggs / fried bean curd )
Fry garlic, add all the ingredients &
stir-fry, keep aside.
Method to fry Top Hats:
Heat enough oil to deep fry the casing.
Place the mold in the oil to get it hot so
that the batter will stick to the mold easily .
Remove & dip three-quarters of the mold
into the batter, shake the mold slightly to
drip off excess batter put into the hot oil &
hold on to it for a few seconds.
To separate the batter from the mold, jiggle
the mold up & down to loosen it.
The case should off with slight
shaking up & down.
Once it’s off, deep fry in the oil until
it turns to golden brown.
Transfer it out onto a plate with
To serve, fill the cases with the
filling & serve with chili sauce.
Pai Tee Mold: