Make Steamed Plain Rice Cake with the perfect texture using only 3 ingredients for Char Koay Kak (Fried Rice Cake), a popular Penang street food. | MalaysianChineseKitchen.com
Steamed Plain Rice Cake for Char Koay Kak
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 5 mins
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
 

Make Steamed Plain Rice Cake with the perfect texture using only 3 ingredients. It is an essential ingredient in Char Koay Kak (Fried Rice Cake), a popular Penang street food.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Malaysian
Servings: 6
Calories: 146 kcal
Author: Linda Ooi
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Combine rice flour, corn flour, and water in a medium non-stick saucepan over medium heat. Stir as it comes to a gentle boil. The mixture will begin to thicken to a paste like consistency. This will take about 5 minutes. Turn off stove.

  2. Prepare a steamer. Transfer rice and corn flour paste to a greased bowl or tray. Place the bowl or tray in the steamer and allow it to steam for 1 hour. Top up water in steamer if necessary.
  3. Remove and allow rice cake to cool completely. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. Cut rice cake into ¾ inch cubes.

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