Cantonese style radish cake - turnip cake - daikon cake

8 servings
1 hour
1 hour


Number of serving: 8


1.5- 1.8kg radish

3 liters water

115g chinese sausages, skinned then diced

50g chinese mushrooms, soaked till soft then diced

115g dried shrimps, soaked till soft then roughly chopped

6 shallots, sliced

12 tbsp oil, for frying

Extra oil for greasing

600g rice flour

115g wheat starch (tung min flour)


3 tsp salt

3 tsp sugar

1.5tsp chicken granules (optional)

Few drops of sesame oil

Dash of pepper

Hoisin sauce or chili sauce to serve


  • Method:

    1. Heat oil, saute dried prawn, chinese sausages and mushroom until fragnant. Add season to taste.
    2. Stir in 2.5 liter water and bring to boil.
    3. In the meantime, combine rice flour and wheat starch with the remaining water to form a paste.
    4. Combine sauted ingredients and paste till well combine.
    5. Steam over rapid boiling water in a greased pan for about 1 hour or till done.
    6. Serve with some chopped spring onion, fried shallots and red chilies, or you may pan fry it for more extra crunchiness.

    1. I grate my radish in stead of cutting it, it is easier and faster.
    2. You may store it in refrigerator and pan-fry it before serve.
    3. This recipe is quiet much, suggest cut to half amount for normal portion.


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Very delicious!!!Great recipe.Thanks for re

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