Chinese Steamed Pumpkin Cake 金瓜糕

Huang Kitchen by Angie Liew


If there is just one traditional Chinese snack you want to pass down to your family, it has to be this scrumptious Chinese Steamed Pumpkin cake (金瓜糕). This is a typical and popular Chinese savoury snack enjoyed by many people who like traditional and steamed cakes.


  • 500 gram pumpkin shredded
  • 200 gram meat diced, seasoned with salt and pepper
  • 100 gram dried shrimp blended coarsely
  • 4 shiitake mushrooms blended coarsely
  • 150 gram preserved turnip tai tau choy, blended coarsely
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp shallot minced
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 500 gram rice flour sifted
  • 75 gram Tapioca flour sifted
  • 1000 ml water 4 bowls
  • 1/2 tsp alkaline water
  • 1 tbsp salt adjust to taste
  • 1 tsp sugar adjust to taste
  • 1 tsp chicken stock granules
  • 1 tsp ground white pepper
  • 10 shallots or more, peeled, sliced and deep fried
  • 1 red chilli sliced
  • 1 bunch spring onions chopped


  1. First, skin and coarsely grate the pumpkin. Dice some meat and season with salt and pepper. Soak dried shiitake mushrooms till soften....
  2. Get the full instructions at Huang Kitchen by Angie Liew
Chinese Steamed Pumpkin Cake 金瓜糕

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