2021 Chwee Kueh (Water Cake)

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Chwee Kueh (Water Cake).

You can have Chwee Kueh (Water Cake) using 16 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Chwee Kueh (Water Cake)

  1. It’s of Chwee Kueh Batter.
  2. Prepare 1 cup (150 g) of rice flour.
  3. Prepare 1 tablespoon (15 g) of wheat flour.
  4. Prepare 1 teaspoon of salt.
  5. It’s 1 1/2 cup (350 ml) of water.
  6. Prepare 1 1/2 cup (350 ml) of boiling water.
  7. Prepare of Chai Poh Topping.
  8. Prepare 1 cup of chai poh (salted preserved turnip).
  9. Prepare 1/2 cup of vegetable oil.
  10. You need 8 of chopped shallots.
  11. It’s 1 tablespoon of minced garlic.
  12. Prepare 1 tablespoon of minced dried shrimp.
  13. It’s 2 tablespoons of sugar.
  14. It’s 1 teaspoon of dark soy sauce.
  15. You need 1/2 teaspoon of corn starch.
  16. Prepare 3 tablespoons of water.

Chwee Kueh (Water Cake) step by step

  1. FOR THE CHAI POH TOPPING —Soak the chai poh in water, rinse and drain. But not too much so that it retains some saltiness..
  2. Chop the dried shrimp, soak and drain. Mince the shallots and garlic..
  3. Mix the corn starch with the water..
  4. Heat up oil in wok. Fry the shallots, garlic and dried shrimp. Add the chai poh and fry till fragrant. Add caramel soya sauce, corn starch mix, salt and sugar..
  5. FOR THE CHWEE KUEH BATTER — Mix the rice flour, wheat flour, salt and water together. Once it's smooth, mix in the boiling water..
  6. Heat up the steamer, oil the bowls. Making sure the batter is well mixed before pouring out into bowls and steaming for 20 minutes. (Afternote: fill a third to half of bowl so that final result is thinner and softer.).
  7. Drain the excess water, and let the chwee kueh cool down before scooping it out and add the chai poh topping. Alternatively, you can also top it with curry chicken..

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