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Khanom Khuu (Patongo) – Lao Donut

This Lao donut is made with a lots of patience and technique.  The dough is shaped into a long strand and stretched right before frying to create a crispy and hollow donut. It will pair perfectly with your coffee or noodles dishes.  Who doesn’t love khanom khuu.

Khanom Khuu

This Lao donut is made with a lots of patience and technique.  The dough is shaped into a long strand and stretched right before frying to create a crispy and hollow donut. It will pair perfectly with your coffee or noodles dishes. 
Prep Time5 hrs
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time5 hrs 5 mins
Course: Appetizer, laotian
Cuisine: cambodian, Chinese, hmong, Lao, laotian, Thai, vietnamese
Keyword: asian donut, cambodian, chinese donut, khanom khuu, lao, lao food, lao food movement, patongo, thai, vietnamese
Servings: 4 people
Author: Saeng

Ingredients

  • 200 g all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup water 121g
  • 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, add flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, baking soda and mix with whisk.
  • Add water and oil and mix with two chopsticks until well mixed. Don’t over mix.
  • Run extra oil around the dough ball.
  • Cover dough and let it sit outside for 5 hours or the fridge over night.
  • Take the dough out of the fridge and cook to room temp for about an hour.
  • Flour hands
  • Place dough on floured surface and put flour on top. Elongate dough by hand and gently take ends and start stretching the dough while shaking it up and down. Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness
  • Heat oil to 375F
  • Cut strips to about 2 inches long and 1/3 inch wide.
  • Wet center of one strip with water from a chopstick then place an identical strip on top and press down
  • Gently stretch dough and place into oil
  • Turn dough constantly while trying for about 1-1/2 minutes until golden brown
  • Place cooked khanom khuu on paper towel and serve hot

AboutSaeng

Sabaidee penong hi Fam! I am Saeng and I am a Los Angeles personal chef and cooking instructor. I love creating food media revolving around Lao recipes. I promote and advocate for all things Lao food. Thanks for visiting!

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