Savory Fried Carrot Cake Recipe

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Everett Dean Modified: March 21, 2022
Savory Fried Carrot Cake Recipe

How To Make Savory Fried Carrot Cake

Don’t let the name fool you. This incredible Singaporean dish is a savory carrot cake is an omelette that you’d never had before!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Refrigerating Time: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • cupsdaikongrated
  • 1cuprice flour
  • ½cuptapioca flour
  • 2cupschicken stock
  • 3tbspcooking oil
  • 1tbspgarlicminced
  • 2tbsppickled radishchai poh
  • 1tbspfish sauce
  • 1tbsplight soy sauce
  • 3eggsbeaten

For Garnish:

  • 1spring onion
  • 1tspchilli paste

Instructions

  1. Add daikon to a pot of boiling water and cook for five minutes until translucent. Drain then set aside.

  2. In a mixing bowl, add rice flour, tapioca flour, and chicken stock. Mix until fully combined then add the daikon.

  3. Place a wok on medium heat, then add 1 tablespoon of cooking oil. Once it heats up add 1 tablespoon of garlic and fry for 1 minute before adding in the daikon mixture.

  4. Stir constantly until the mixture thickens up. This will happen rapidly so be careful not to take it too far or it will dry out. The mixture should look like a thick cake batter.

  5. Pour the daikon mix into a round cake pan, then place inside a steaming pot and steam for 1 hour.

  6. Once the cake has become a solid mass, remove from the steamer and allow to cool. Then refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight.

  7. Remove the cake from the fridge and set on a chopping board then slice into small rectangular cubes.

  8. Add 2 tablespoons of cooking oil to a wok and place on high heat, then once the oil starts to smoke add the cubes of cake and fry, stirring occasionally until every side has browned.

  9. Lower the heat to medium, then add garlic, pickled radish (chai poh), light soy sauce, and fish sauce.

  10. Stir for a minute until each cube is coated in sauce, then add eggs and allow it to set for a moment. Break up the eggs partially once they are cooked then flip onto a plate.

  11. Garnish with sliced spring onion, and chilli paste.

  12. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 196.97kcal
  • Fat: 7.86g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.18g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.36g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.03g
  • Carbohydrates: 26.11g
  • Fiber: 0.97g
  • Sugar: 1.80g
  • Protein: 5.32g
  • Cholesterol: 61.78mg
  • Sodium: 381.66mg
  • Calcium: 24.31mg
  • Potassium: 177.53mg
  • Iron: 0.76mg
  • Vitamin A: 27.46µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.87mg
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