Carrot has natural orange colour, it gives Carrot Huat Kuih a nice golden orangey colour. Huat Kuih (发糕) a Chinese traditional food which resembles a blooming flower when steamed. It is usually served during praying as it signifies good luck. 

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CHINESE VERSION: 胡萝卜(或称红萝卜)发糕

Huat Kuih with Carrot
 

Carrot Huat Kuih | MyKitchen101en

Yields: 6 (7.5-cm)

Ingredients for Carrot Huat Kuih:

  • 100 g carrot (diced)
  • 5 pc pandan leaves
  • 180 g water
  • 80 g sugar
  • 250 g plain flour
  • 4 tsps (16 g) baking powder
  • 2 tbsps vegetable oil

Directions:

1 Put carrot on 3 pieces of pandan leaves, steam for 10 minutes until softened.

Huat Kuih with Carrot
 

2 Combine water, sugar and 2 pieces of pandan leaves in a sauce pot, cook until sugar has melted.

Huat Kuih with Carrot

3 Add pandan syrup to steamed carrot, blend until smooth, set aside to cool.

Huat Kuih with Carrot

4 Bring the water of steamer to the boil.

Huat Kuih with Carrot

5 Sift together plain flour and baking powder.

Huat Kuih with Carrot

6 Sift again into cooled carrot mixture, mix well, add in vegetable oil, mix until blended.

Huat Kuih with Carrot
 

7 Pour batter into 6 lined baking cups (7.5-cm).

Huat Kuih with Carrot

8 Steam over medium-high heat for 17-18 minutes.

Huat Kuih with Carrot

9 Put Carrot Huat Kuih on wire rack until slightly cooled before unmoulding. Cool completely on wire rack after unmoulding.

Huat Kuih with Carrot

carrot huat kuih

Carrot Huat Kuih

Carrot has natural orange colour, it gives Carrot Huat Kuih a nice golden orangey colour. Huat Kuih (发糕) a Chinese traditional food which resembles a blooming flower when steamed. It is usually served during praying as it signifies good luck.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 48 mins
Course Huat kuih
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 6 pieces
Calories 251 kcal

Equipment

  • 6 baking cups (7.5-cm)

Ingredients
  

  • 100 g carrot diced
  • 5 pc pandan leaves
  • 180 g water
  • 80 g sugar
  • 250 g plain flour
  • 4 tsps 16 g baking powder
  • 2 tbsps vegetable oil

Instructions
 

  • Put carrot on 3 pieces of pandan leaves, steam for 10 minutes until softened.
    Huat Kuih with Carrot
  • Combine water, sugar and 2 pieces of pandan leaves in a sauce pot, cook until sugar has melted.
    Huat Kuih with Carrot
  • Add pandan syrup to steamed carrot, blend until smooth, set aside to cool.
    Huat Kuih with Carrot
  • Bring the water of steamer to the boil.
    Huat Kuih with Carrot
  • Sift together plain flour and baking powder.
    Huat Kuih with Carrot
  • Sift again into cooled carrot mixture, mix well, add in vegetable oil, mix until blended.
    Huat Kuih with Carrot
  • Pour batter into 6 lined baking cups (7.5-cm).
    Huat Kuih with Carrot
  • Steam over medium-high heat for 17-18 minutes.
    carrot huat kuih
  • Put Carrot Huat Kuih on wire rack until slightly cooled before unmoulding. Cool completely on wire rack after unmoulding.
    Huat Kuih with Carrot

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Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 251kcalCarbohydrates: 47gProtein: 4gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.03gSodium: 297mgPotassium: 99mgFiber: 2gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 2784IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 169mgIron: 2mg
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