Which one you prefer, the dark one or the plain one??
Finally found a radish cake recipe which I like! The texture is not too soft nor hard like rock :) Luckily I did not reduce the recipe. The full recipe enough to last for us for 3 days as snack and breakfast :P
Recipe modified from My Baking Journal
- 700gm shredded white radish
- 3 tbsp dried shrimps, softened and roughly chopped
- 2 tbsp fried shallots
- 500gm rice flour
- 60gm tapioca flour
- 60gm wheat starch
- 1600gm water
- 3 tsp salt
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 1 tsp pepper
- 1 tsp sesame oil
- Bring a pot of water to boil, add shredded radish can cook for 5-8 mins until the radish are transparent and softened. Drain well.
- Combine all flour with 700ml water and mix well.
- Heat 2 tbsp oil in wok, add dried shrimps and fried till fragrant. Add in cooked radish and stir fry for 3 mins. Add in remaining 900ml water and seasoning and bring to boil.
- Slowly add in flour batter and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, till mixture is thickened.
- Grease 2 8" square pan (I use 8" & 9"), ladle in batter and spread evenly. Steam over preheated steamer on high heat for 40mins until cook through. Cool completely before slicing.
- Coat cut radish cake with some rice flour and deep fry till golden brown. Serve with sweet sauce and chilli sauce.
Radish Cake in Dark Sweet Sauce
Ingredient (1 serving)
- 250gm radish cake, cubed
- 4 heap tbsp preserved radish, rinsed in water to remove excess salt
- 1 tbsp minced garlic
- 1 heap tbsp kicap manis, dark sweet sauce
- 2 eggs, lightly beaten with pinch of salt
- dash of pepper
- handful of chopped spring onion
- Heat 1 tbsp in pan, add preserved radish & garlic and fry till fragrant and lightly brown.
- Add in cubed radish cake and mix briefly. Stir in sweet sauce and coat the radish cake evenly.
- Drizzle in beaten eggs and pepper. Cook till egg is set. Toss in spring onion and give a quick stir. Serve at once.
White Radish Cake : I omit the dark sweet sauce and replace with 1 tbsp fish sauce, add a tbsp of crispy dry chilli sauce if you want it spicy, the rest the steps are the same :)