-250g boiling water
-few drops red coloring
*Add boiling water into flour and stir until water is absorbed. Let dough rest until cool enough to handle and knead in the shortening and coloring to make a smooth dough. Divide into 12 portions.
*Add oil to flour, mix and divide into 12 portions.
*Chop candied melon into small pieces. Rinse, soak and cook beans. Mash beans and add sugar, candied melon, and lotus seeds. Stir fry until thickened. Add oil, koh fun, and
To make the pastries:
Use one portion of the water dough to wrap the oil dough. Roll, fold into 3rds and roll again, then use to wrap filling. Use a sharp knife to cut 3 lines across the top of the pastry to make a * mark. Deep fry until slightly golden.
Other fillings such as red bean paste, coconut, lotus paste, etc… can also be used.