CHINESE FOOD

STEAMED TURNIP CAKE RECIPE


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INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 small rice bowl Thailand Rice Flour
  • 3 lbs Chinese turnip, grated and cooked
  • Pork, cooked and chopped
  • 1 Chinese sausage, cooked and sliced
  • 2 teaspoons MSG (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • Cold water
  • 4 teaspoons Holland potato starch

PREPARATION:

  1. Pour cooked turnip into a colander. Keep drained water.
  2. Place cooked turnip into a mixing bowl.
  3. Add MSG (optional) into cooked turnip. Stir.
  4. Add salt. Stir.

 

  1. Add rice flour and drained turnip water into cooked turnip.

Do not pour the rice flour and water into cooked turnip all at once; slowly pour a mix of both ingredients into cooked turnip. Stir until cooked turnip thickens.

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  1. Add pork and Chinese sausage; other types of meat could be used as additions/alternatives. Stir.

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  1. Add potato starch. Stir.

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  1. Place entire mixture into a disposable aluminum pan.

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  1. Place a metal steam rack in a wok.
  2. Add water into wok until water level reaches metal steam rack’s top level. Place wok cover over wok.
  3. Heat water until it starts to bubble.

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  1. Place mixture on top of metal steam rack. Place wok cover over wok.

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  1. Let mixture steam for one hour. Make sure the water level is maintained at metal steam rack’s top level throughout the whole steaming process. Add water if needed.
  2. Stick chopsticks into center of steamed turnip cake.

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If chopsticks come out clean, it is ready.

  1. Let steamed turnip cake cool and harden.

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