Turnip Cake (Lo Bak Gou)
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
For the Turnip Cake
  • 2 tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • 1 pound of turnip (daikon), peeled and grated
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon salt or more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon shitake Mushroom seasoning
  • Sesame oil
  • 16 oz (450 g) rice flour
  • 7 cups of water
Dipping Sauce:
  • 3 tablespoon of soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chilli paste (Sambal Oelek)
Methods
Eggplant Tofu with Spicy Black Bean Sauce - Crispy fried succulent eggplant and tofu smothered in spicy sweet black bean sauce. Crispy on the outside while soft and juicy inside.
  1. Add the oil into a wok.
  2. Add the grated turnip, ½ teaspoon of salt, pepper, ½ teaspoon sesame oil and shitake mushroom seasoning. Stir fry for 5 minutes.
  3. Dish onto plate and set aside.
Eggplant Tofu with Spicy Black Bean Sauce - Crispy fried succulent eggplant and tofu smothered in spicy sweet black bean sauce. Crispy on the outside while soft and juicy inside.
  1. In a deep pan at medium heat, add 7 cups of water and rice flour and mix thoroughly.
  2. Add and stir the fried turnip (daikon). Slowly stir until mixture gets thick, then turn off heat.
  3. Cover a stainless steel dish with cling wrap.
  4. Transfer into the dish and cover the top with a cling wrap.
Eggplant Tofu with Spicy Black Bean Sauce - Crispy fried succulent eggplant and tofu smothered in spicy sweet black bean sauce. Crispy on the outside while soft and juicy inside.
  1. Steam for 30 minutes, then leave to cool completely.
  2. Slice and pan fry with oil at medium heat until golden brown.
  3. Serve immediately and garnish with fresh cilantro (coriander).
Notes
Pan fry turnip cake with eggs (optional).
Recipe by VeggieCravings at http://veggiecravings.com/turnip-cake/