Steamed Rice Cake with Toasted Garlic Oil

Preparation info
  • Makes 12 to 18 pieces ,

    6 to 8

    servings as an appetizer
    • Difficulty


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By Linda Anusasananan

Published 2012

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This steamed white rice cake serves as a neutral platform for the tasty condiments you spoon on top—sweet soy sauce, hot red chile sauce, and toasted garlic oil. Serve it as a snack or appetizer. Its texture is more like a firm pudding: smooth, dense, and a bit bouncy—a texture Asians appreciate.

This is a simplified version of P. K. Chen’s recipe. The batter is quite thin. P. K. cooks part of it to make a thick paste and blend