Radish Cake

Radish Cake (Lo Pak Gou)

Recipe by 831c2bbed306d52121e560ed50646ca5?s=30&r=gTrish yee
Radish cake is a commonly seen dim sum dish in many Chinese restaurant. It is made with freshly grated white radish which adds the sweetness to the dish. There are also many ingredients which adds to the unami flavor of the dish. You can choose to pan sear the sliced radish cake or eat it steamed.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Dim Sum
Servings 4 people
Calories 310 kcal


Batter mix

Frying Ingredients

  • 500 g white radish shredded
  • 2 Chinese shiitake mushrooms chopped
  • 4 tbsp dried shrimps chopped
  • 2 Chinese sausage lup cheong chopped
  • 2 stalk green onions white part only, chopped
  • 200 g water
  • 2 tbsp oil


  • In a large mixing bowl, add all the ingredients for the batter in and mix well to get a smooth batter.
  • Using a deep wok, add 2 tbsp oil and fry the dried shrimps, sausage, mushrooms and white part of the green onion for 3-5 mins.
  • Add in the white radish and continue frying for 3 mins.
  • Add in the water and bring to boil.
  • Stir in the batter mix and mix well using a spatula.
  • Mix until it form into a smooth dough.
  • Oil a 9 inch square tin and transfer the dough to the tin and smooth out the surface.
  • Steam for one hour.
  • Cool completely before cutting into slices.


  • For extra umami, you can add in shredded soaked scallops
  • You can pair with XO sauce or sweet soy sauce 
  • For leftovers, keep it airtight containers and pan fried the radish cake until crispy  before serving 


Calories: 310kcal
Keyword asian, steamed
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