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Turnip cake, also known as radish cake or lo bak gou, is a savory steamed traditional Cantonese snack often found in Chinese dim sum restaurants. Loaded with shredded turnip, steamed, and pan-fried until crispy golden brown. Garnished with fresh cilantro and served with soy sauce and chili, this turnip cake is a delicious, savory delight!

Lo Bak Gou: Cantonese Turnip Cake [Vegan]

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Ingredients You Need for Lo Bak Gou: Cantonese Turnip Cake [Vegan]

For the Turnip Cakes:
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound turnips, peeled and grated
  • Pepper and salt, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Shiitake mushroom seasoning
  • Sesame oil
  • 1 pound rice flour
  • 7 cups water

For the Dipping Sauce:

  • 3 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chili paste

How to Prepare Lo Bak Gou: Cantonese Turnip Cake [Vegan]

  1. Add the oil into a wok.
  2. Add the grated turnip, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, pepper, 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil, and shiitake mushroom seasoning, and stir-fry for 5 minutes.
  3. Dish onto plate and set aside.
  4. In a deep pan at medium heat, add 7 cups of water with 1 bag of rice flour and mix thoroughly.
  5. Add and stir the fried turnip. Slowly stir, until the mixture gets thick, then turn off heat.
  6. Cover a stainless steel dish with cling wrap.
  7. Transfer into the dish and cover the top with a cling wrap.
  8. Steam for 30 minutes, then leave to cool completely.
  9. Slice and pan fry with oil at medium heat, until golden brown.
  10. Serve immediately and garnish with fresh cilantro.
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Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 2065 | Total Carbs: 395 g | Total Fat: 34 g | Total Protein: 34 g | Total Sodium: 37 g | Total Sugar: 3284 g

Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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