Hawker Classic “Radish Cake”

Spring into the Year of the Water Tiger with home prepared Stir-Fry Radish Cake.

How about “Atas Lucky Radish Cake” for Chap Goh Mei breakfast? 😃

Radish or Cai Tou is a homophone for Good Luck.

The hawker classic up a notch with Tiger Prawns heads and tails preserved, symbolizing the completeness of life.

Have an enjoyable Chap Goh Mei everyone!

Radish cake commonly known as Carrot Cake is an auspicious dish for Chinese New Year.

Ready to use Carrot Cake can be easily bought from local supermarket and hassle free.

Wrapped in plastic in a fat sausage roll and comes in two sizes – 480g and 960g.

Cut the carrot cake into small pieces.

Heat shallot oil for better fragrant fry minced garlic and preserved sweet turnips (chye poh) until fragrant.

Add the diced carrot cake into the hot shallot oil and slow fry with fish sauce, sweet sauce and your preferred seasonings to taste.

Shallot oil imparts much flavour to this dish.

Add beaten egg, stir fry and mixed well over medium heat.

Since its Chinese New Year, tiger prawns are added to this dish.

Garnish with chopped spring onions.

Best to serve this dish hot.


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