Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Steamed Pumpkin Cake


























Steamed Pumpkin Cake by Mykitchensnippets . The moment I saw this at her blog, I knew I had to try it out and sure enough it was a winner.  And those who love pumpkin will like it.  And this savoury cake tasted better the next day and firmer too. The toppings make the cake more savoury delicious !

I really want to thank Gertrude for sharing this recipe . She has a great blog and I have added a lot of her recipes to my To-Do List .  Will make this again for sure.  Great pumpkin cakes that can be served for afternoon tea for the family.










Steamed Pumpkin Cake ( by Mykitchensnippets )

Ingredients :


300 g pumpkin(remove seeds, hard skin then shred it)

Batter (Combined)


250 grm rice flour
70 grm of wheat starch
1 tbsp of chicken granules
1 tsp salt
750 ml water

Topping :
100 grm of chicken meat (cut into small cubes)
4 shallots (thinly slice)
4 bird eyes chilies - slice thinly
2 red chilies- slice thinly
2 spring onions - cut small
Some cilantro (garnish)
salt and pepper to taste

1.Put some oil in a hot pan and fry the shallots until golden brown. Dish out and set aside.


2. In the same oil stir-fry chicken until cook. Sprinkle some salt and dish out and mix it with shallots, chillis and spring onions. Add in a bit of salt and pepper and set aside the topping.


3. Using the same pan and 2 tbsp of oil, stir fry grated pumpkin for 2 minutes.


4. Pour in the batter mix and continue to cook and stir until batter thicken. Turn off the fire.


5. Grease a pan or small mould with some cooking oil and fill it up with the batter.


6. Steam over high for 30 minutes. Remove from steamer and sprinkle the topping on top.


7. Leave it to cool and cut into slices before serving.

Note : If you are steaming it in little mould let it cool completely before un-moulding and then sprinkle some topping.


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