Turnip Cake

This is one of my favorite dimsum. I found this recipe in another website, and I just had to share it!

Ready In:
30mins
Serves:
Units:

ingredients

  • 12 lb rice flour (not glutinous rice flour)
  • 2 medium turnips, skinned and shredded
  • 3 Chinese sausage, diced or 3 slices ham, shredded
  • 1 cup dry shrimp
  • 5 dried Chinese mushrooms, soak in warm water,shredded or diced
  • 1 teaspoon fried shallot

directions

  • Cook shredded turnip with 1 cup of water for 5 minutes.
  • Add some sugar if turnip is bitter.
  • Heat 1 tspn of oil, stir fry Chinese sausage/ham, dry shrimp, mushrooms, shallots until done.
  • Add black or white pepper if desired.
  • Mix ingredients and rice flour with turnip.
  • Add salt if desired.
  • Note: this mixture should not be too thick.
  • Turnip cake will turn hard if it is too thick.
  • To steam: Choice (1) place step 5 mixture in a container and use steamer to steam for 50 minutes with high flame.
  • Choice (2) If you do not have a steamer, use 8x8x2 baking pan.
  • Cover baking pan with foil paper, pour in mixture.
  • In a large deep pan, add water, position a bowl in center of pan, then, place baking pan on top of bowl.
  • Put on lid and steam for 50 minutes with high flame.
  • Chill turnip cake in room temperature.
  • Slice cake into square or rectangular shape with a cleaver.
  • Fry in pan with 1 tbspn of oil until golden brown on both sides.
  • Sauce: Minced garlic and red chili pepper Mix with soy sauce, a drop of sesame oil and little bit of sugar.
  • Ready to serve.
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  1. Happy_Housewife
    Sorry, but this recipe didn't work. I think 1 cup of water was insufficient; maybe at least 2-3 cups of water are needed.
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  2. Shasha
    This is one of my favorite dimsum. I found this recipe in another website, and I just had to share it!
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