Teochew Chwee Kueh

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Sides/Snacks

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Servings:

10 pieces

A very popular snack amongst the Chinese community in Singapore, Chwee Kueh ?? is also known as “water rice cake”. The kueh made mostly using rice flour, and is served with chye poh (also known as preserved sweet turnips). Take note that you’ll need to have moulds to shape the batter to make the kueh.
Serve with a generous portion of chye poh and sambal chilli, and enjoy your well cooked kueh!

Ingredients

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Chye Poh (preserved sweet turnips)
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Chye Poh (preserved sweet turnips)
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cup
cup
oil
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cup
oil
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minced garlic
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minced garlic
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minced shallots
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minced shallots
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tbsp
tbsp
sugar
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tbsp
tbsp
sugar
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tsp
tsp
white pepper
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tsp
tsp
white pepper
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tbsp
tbsp
dark soy sauce
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tbsp
tbsp
dark soy sauce

Batter:

rice flour
rice flour
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wheat flour
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wheat flour
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tsp
salt
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tsp
salt
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tbsp
tbsp
oil
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tbsp
oil
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ml
water
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water
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boiling water
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boiling water

Steps

1

Rinse chye poh (at least twice). Drain and set aside.
Rinse chye poh (at least twice). Drain and set aside.
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2

Heat ½ cup oil in a pan, Add chopped shallots and minced garlic, stir fry on low till shallots turn translucent.
Heat ½ cup oil in a pan, Add chopped shallots and minced garlic, stir fry on low till shallots turn translucent.
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3

Add drained chye poh, stir fry until fragrant.
Add drained chye poh, stir fry until fragrant.
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4

Season with white pepper, sugar and dark soy sauce.
Season with white pepper, sugar and dark soy sauce.
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5

Mix evenly and cook for another 5 minutes till sugar dissolves. Set aside.
Mix evenly and cook for another 5 minutes till sugar dissolves. Set aside.
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6

Add rice flour, wheat flour, salt, oil and 400ml water to a large bowl. Mix till you get a smooth batter.
Add rice flour, wheat flour, salt, oil and 400ml water to a large bowl. Mix till you get a smooth batter.
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7

Add 400ml boiling water as you stir constantly
Add 400ml boiling water as you stir constantly
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8

Transfer batter to double boiler and stir till the batter starts to thicken as it cooks.
Transfer batter to double boiler and stir till the batter starts to thicken as it cooks.
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9

Once the batter thicken enough to coat the side, pour batter into moulds
Once the batter thicken enough to coat the side, pour batter into moulds
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10

Steam for 20 minutes. Once done, let it set for 10 minutes
Steam for 20 minutes. Once done, let it set for 10 minutes
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11

Remove rice cake from moulds with a satay stick or small spatula
Remove rice cake from moulds with a satay stick or small spatula
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12

Serve with chye poh and sambal chilli.
Serve with chye poh and sambal chilli.
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