Pa Tong Goh (Deep-fried dough stick)

Many cultures have dishes made by deep frying dough of one form or another.  Pa Tong Goh or Deep-fried dough stick is a You tiao in Chinese are popular breakfast foods in Chinese culture. They are 2 different taste in Thailand are savory and oily in taste and sweet taste. The texture is crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside with large cavernous holes.  Pa Tong Goh or Deep fried dough are normally eaten as an accompaniment for rice congee or soy milk and all hot drink in the morning for Thailand.

  • 2 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1 cup of warm water
  • 2 tbsp of vegetable oil (for mix)
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 1 tsp of sugar
  • 2 tsp of baking soda  
  • 1 tsp ammonia
  • 2 cups of vegetable oil for fry
  1. Dissolve the salt, baking soda and alum in the water. 
  2. Mix the water and flour into a dough.  Let stand for 15 minutes, then clean your hands and knead until the dough is smooth and elastic.
  3. Place the dough on an oiled surface and roll into a shot strip. 
  4. Cut into short strips. Press two strips together and roll them lengthwise.
  5. Heat the oil and add the dough sticks, a few at a time, and deep-fry, stirring constantly, until golden brown. 
  6. Drain well and serve warm with rice congee or soy milk and all hot drink.