Golden yam cake

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I have been sharing dessert cakes recently. Let’s make a savory cake today. This is the taro cake (Hokkien: Orh Kueh) that we often eat at home. The sequence of operations in the video is lớn make it easy for the learner to understand, in fact, you can adjust it yourself according to lớn your preferences.

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Taro

The main character of this cake is of course taro, so you have to lớn choose more fragrant taro to lớn make the taro cake taste delicious. If you have sensitive skin, it is recommended lớn wear gloves to peel & cut the taro. Otherwise, you will feel itchy when you cảm biến the taro juice.


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The main character taro

Dried Shrimps

Wash the dried shrimps first, then địa chỉ cửa hàng water khổng lồ soak for about 30 minutes. Drain the soaked dried shrimps. The water used for soaking dried shrimps is the essence. Don’t throw it away, it can be used to cook taro later. Then, put it in a stone pounder or a blender và mash it. Pour the minced dried shrimps into a dry pan, sauté over low heat & sauté until fragrant. After being fried, put it in a bowl và let it cool for later use.

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Fried Shallots and Shallot Oil

Cut the shallots into thin slices, showroom some salt & mix well after cutting. Then let it marinate for about 10 minutes. Salt can dehydrate food. The fried shallots will be salty, more crispy, and durable. Before frying the shallots, prepare the filter và kitchen towels. As soon as the shallots are fried, the oil must be drained và spread out khổng lồ let cool. If you miss that important moment, the fried shallots will turn black và bitter.


The ratio of shallot to lớn oil is about 1:2. If there is too little oil, it won’t fry in good. If there is too much oil, the fried shallot oil will not be fragrant. So this ratio is just balanced. To deep-fry the shallots, high heat is required. The whole process needs to be stirred from time khổng lồ time khổng lồ avoid scorching of the edges. When about 90% starts lớn light brown, you can start the pick it up. Then immediately pour it into the strainer, drain the oil, and then pour it on the kitchen towels, spread it out, and let it cool. Fried shallots can be put in a sealed container và can be stored for about two weeks. The remaining shallot oil can be used for noodles, stir-fry, và steamed fish. They are all delicious.


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Deep frying shallots

Rice Batter

We use bầu Erawan brand rice flour, which is made from 100% rice. Different brands of rice flour have different water absorption properties, which will affect the texture of taro cakes. You may need to adjust the amount of water to achieve the texture you like. Also, stir the rice batter before putting it in the pan khổng lồ avoid precipitation and unevenness.


Our taro cake may be different from your impression. This recipe was taught by my mother-in-law, & the taste will focus on taro, dried shrimp, và shallot oil. If you lượt thích the taro cake recipe we shared, welcome to giới thiệu it with your relatives and friends~ Have a nice day!

You may also like other Dim Sum recipes : Lo Mai Gai, Chee Cheong Fun & Turnip Cake


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This is our Taro Cake
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Our taro cake may be different from your impression. This recipe was taught by my mother-in-law, and the taste will focus on taro, dried shrimp and shallot oil.