Thursday, March 15, 2018

Fried Nian Gao with sweet potatoes 番薯炸年糕

If i would compare to the previous crispy fried Nian Gao batter recipe, frankly i prefer this latest recipe which requires less ingredients yet still resulted crispy Nian Gao.

** photos taken with phone

This time i just use sweet potato only since i couldn't get good yam at that time.

Fried Nian Gao with sweet potatoes 番薯炸年糕

For the batter
125g plain flour
10g cooking oil
2tsp rice flour
155g water
A pinch of salt
30g sugar

20 slices sweet potato 1cm
10 slices Nian Gao 1cm


  1. Steam sweet potato for about 10-15mins, almost tendered . Set aside to cool.
  2. Mix all ingredients for batter till smooth.
  3. Sandwich a slice of Nian Gao with sweet potatos. Coat it with batter.
  4. Deep fry in a wok over medium to low flame till golden brown and crispy.
  5. Serve warm

Recipe by Sonia a.k.a Nasi Lemak Lover


  1. Kuih bakul ni kan? teringat zaman kecik-kecik tiap kali CNY mesti dapat dr kawan2 parents. celup telur pastu goreng. kenyal kenyal sikit kan...rindunya..lama dah tak makan.. :)

  2. Did not eat any nian gao this year..that one that we had turned bad.

  3. How to make nian Gao Sonia?
    Ria in solo

  4. Ria in Solo, I have a recipe on my blog please check.


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