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Easiest Way to Prepare Delicious Chinese Daikon (Turnip) Cake (蘿蔔糕)

Chinese Daikon (Turnip) Cake (蘿蔔糕) – This recipe is great for when you have no idea what to cook. You can cook Chinese Daikon (Turnip) Cake (蘿蔔糕) using 6 ingredients and 14 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Chinese Daikon (Turnip) Cake (蘿蔔糕)

  1. You need 300 grams of Rice Flour (add more if needed).
  2. You need 2 of Daikon.
  3. It’s 4 of Chinese Sausage*.
  4. You need Handful of Dried Shrimp*.
  5. Prepare 2 Tbs of Soy sauce.
  6. It’s 1 Tbs of Granulated white sugar.

Chinese Daikon (Turnip) Cake (蘿蔔糕) Instructions

  1. *If you wish you may substitue some chinese sausage with shiitake mushrooms, and dried scallop. Add according to your own preferences.*
  2. Take a handful of dried shrimp and soak it in water
  3. Diced all the chinese sausage and dried shrimp
  4. Grate the Daikon and strain the water
  5. Heat the frying pan and add the diced chinese sausage stir fry till some oil is released then add the dried shrimps. Cook till fragrant.
  6. Add soy sauce and sugar mixture into the frying pan and coat the chinese sausage and dried shrimp
  7. Leaving the oil in the pot/ frying pan add in the shredded daikon. Add in some daikon water to boil the daikon for around 10 mins or until translucent
  8. When the daikon is cooked mix in the chinese sausage mixture
  9. Then slowly add water and rice flour until it becomes sticky.
  10. Prepare a pot/wok for steaming
  11. Place the sticky mixture into a Glass tray or aluminium tray
  12. When the water boils, place the glass tray into the wok and steam for 40mins-1hr
  13. Test with a toothpick to see if it gets stuck in the mixture. If it comes out with less effort then it is cooked.
  14. You can eat it immediately after being steamed with some cilantro and hot oil drizzled over. Or wait a day and pan fry it the next day.