Thursday, March 24, 2011

Food for Thought 6: How to Make Yam Cake

The delicious yam cake is ready to be savoured!

The yam cake is ready. Let it cool down for about 1 hour. The yam cake is ready to be eaten. you can deep fry it or simply eat it like it is.

Use a chopstick to test if the yam cake is well-cooked. If it is well-cooked there will not be any batter stick to the chopstick.

Steam the mixture for about 1 hour over big fire.

Put the deep fry onions onto the surface of the mixture, ready to be steamed.

Put the mixture evenly into the pan, use a spoon to smoothen the surface.

Scoop out the mixture into the greased pan.

Meanwhile, put a thin layer of oil on the surface of the pan.

After about ten to fifteen minutes, the mixture is thick enough

Stir the mixture until the mixture becomes thicker.

Cook the mixture over small fire. Put some salf and pepper to taste.

Pour the batter into the wok so that it mixes with the shrimps, mushrooms and yam.

Mix the rice flour with some water and stir until it is evenly dissolved in the water.

Stir fry the shrimps, yam and mushroom by using a little bit of oil.

When the dried mushrooms are softened by the warm water, cut the mushrooms into small cubes by using a pair of scissors.

When the fried onions are golden brown, take them out from the wok and put into a bowl.

Soak some dried shrimps in cold water. When the dried shrimps are soft, pour away the water.

Soak the dried mushrooms in warm water.

Deep fry the small onions until golden brown.

Cut the small onions into thin slices. You need quite a lot of onions here.

Cut the thin pieces of yam into small cubes.

Peel the skin of the yam and cut it into thin pieces.

Get ready all the necessary ingredients including rice flour, yam, mushrooms, dried shrimps, oil, pepper and salt.

1 comment :

  1. This is the first time I participate in the making of yam cake. Previously I was the person who was in charge of eating it. Today I have made a breakthrough^^