Malaysian savory bites, are small savory cakes that incorporate coconut milk and are topped with minced meat.

Ingredients of Malaysian savory bites


  • ½ yellow onion , chopped
  • ½ thumb sized ginger , minced
  • 1 garlic clove , minced
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • ¼ teaspoon sugar
  • 100 g minced beef


  • 1 egg
  •  cup coconut milk
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  •  cup all purpose flour
  • ½ red pepper , diced
  • ¼ cup parsley
  • some fried shallot

How To Make Malaysian savory bites

  • Heat some oil in a pan and add in onion, ginger, garlic and some salt. Cook until the onion is translucent.
  • Then add in curry powder, sugar and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add in minced beef, salt to taste and mix everything well. Continue until meat is fully cooked.
  • Add in ½ amount of red pepper and parsley.
  • Add egg, coconut milk, turmeric powder, salt into a bowl and whisk until well combined.
  • Now add in flour and whisk everything until there are no lumps.
  • Spray oil in a mini muffin pan of 24 holes.
  • Then divide the pancake batter evenly into 18 holes.
  • Spoon in some filling into each hole, followed by some fried shallot.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • after baking, cool for 5 minutes.
  • Use a small spoon and run it around and bottom of the pancake to help release it.
  • Place on a serving plate.
  • Sprinkle some red pepper, parsley on top and serve.


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