Steamed Yam Cake (Kuih Keladi) 蒸芋头糕

Huang Kitchen by Angie Liew


Steamed Yam Cake (Kuih Keladi) is a popular traditional Asian snack. A delicious steamed cake filled with the goodness of yam, dried shrimps and mushrooms!


  • 500 grams yam (peeled and cubed)
  • 100 grams dried shrimps (soaked and chopped)
  • 100 grams dried shiitake mushrooms (soaked and diced)
  • 50 grams preserved turnip (tai tau choy, soaked and chopped)
  • 6 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 6 shallots (minced)
  • 100 grams meat (cubed)
  • 500 grams rice flour (sifted)
  • 50 grams all-purpose flour (sifted)
  • 50 grams Tapioca flour (sifted)
  • 50 grams wheat starch (tang mein flour, sifted)
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp ground white pepper
  • 1 tbsp chicken stock granules
  • 1 tsp chinese five spice powder
  • 2 tbsp Fried shallots (see Crispy Fried Shallots recipe)
  • 2 tbsp spring onion (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp red chilli (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp white sesame seeds (toasted)


  1. First peel and cut yam into small cubes, about 1 cm cubes. Soak dried shrimps until softened. Drain and discard water. Then coarsely chop...
  2. Get the full instructions at Huang Kitchen by Angie Liew
Steamed Yam Cake (Kuih Keladi) 蒸芋头糕

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Angie Liew
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