Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Recipe: 金瓜糕, Steamed Pumpkin Cake

Perfect amount of recommended ingredients! This is exactly what I wanted!!! Hmmmm ... yummy!

To my surprise, my two girls love it so much : )

金瓜糕, Steamed Pumpkin Cake

600g pumpkin flesh
1. steam cubes of pumpkin with high heat for 10 mins
2. mash pumpkin while it is still hot (I like to leave some chunky bits in it)

2 tbsp oil
3 nos dried shitake mushrooms (or more)
3 nos shallots
60g dried shrimps (or 30g dried shrimps + 1 no Chinese sausage)
pinch of pepper
pinch of salt
1. stir fry sliced shallots with oil
2. add in coarsely chopped dried shrimps and stir fry until fragrant
2. add diced mushrooms, stir fry for another 2-3 mins
3. add a pinch of salt and pepper

750ml water (add more if you prefer softer texture)
375g rice flour
25g wheat/tapioca/corn flour
1/2 tbsp sugar
1/2 tbsp salt
1. In a wok, add water, flour, sugar and salt. Stir to incorporate.
2. With medium-low heat, keep stirring until it turns goo-ey.
3. Add mashed pumpkin and fried mushrooms/shallots/dried shrimps.
4. Stir until it thickens to a paste 
5. Pour the paste to tray/pan/bowl, steam for 50 mins (high heat)

garnish with:
fried shallots
spring onion
fried dried shrimp (fry dried shrimp with a pinch of salt if you found the steamed pumpkin cake is not salty enough...adjust to your liking)


ChenNi 贞霓 said...

KenWee, this is my favorite too :) Thanks for sharing the recepi. I shall print it out and try to home steamed the Pumpkin Cake :)

kenwee said...

Chen Ni, this is one of my favourite happy with the result : )

Next I am going to try steamed carrot cake...

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