How to Make Matcha Steamed Rice Cake

These flavourful Matcha Steamed Rice Cakes are soft and moist on the inside. The green tea flavour was apparent but not overpowering. It's aroma is further enhanced by the pandan fragrance added.

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How to Make Matcha Steamed Rice Cake Recipe
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Fitst, place cooked rice to cool in a casserole and prepare the other ingredients needed to ferment the rice.

Fitst, place cooked rice to cool in a casserole and prepare the other ingredients needed to ferment the rice.

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Sprinkle the pounded sweet wine yeast on top of the rice followed by sugar and water.  Mix to ensure the ingredients are well combined with the cooled cooked rice.

Sprinkle the pounded sweet wine yeast on top of the rice followed by sugar and water. Mix to ensure the ingredients are well combined with the cooled cooked rice.

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Cover and leave the rice to ferment for 48 hours (2 days) at room temperature.

Cover and leave the rice to ferment for 48 hours (2 days) at room temperature.

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After 48 hours (2 days),  make some pandan juice by blending some pandan leaves with water. Then strain the blended pandan juice.

After 48 hours (2 days), make some pandan juice by blending some pandan leaves with water. Then strain the blended pandan juice.

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Add the strained juice with water to top up to 600ml.

Add the strained juice with water to top up to 600ml.

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Then place the fermented rice into the blender. Add in 1 cup (250 ml) of the green pandan water.

Then place the fermented rice into the blender. Add in 1 cup (250 ml) of the green pandan water.

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Blend the fermented rice with the pandan water.

Blend the fermented rice with the pandan water.

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Then have ready the dry ingredients to make the batter. Be sure to sift the rice and tapioca flour.

Then have ready the dry ingredients to make the batter. Be sure to sift the rice and tapioca flour.

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Using a whisk, mix the rice and tapioca flour as well as sugar in a large bowl until everything is well combined.

Using a whisk, mix the rice and tapioca flour as well as sugar in a large bowl until everything is well combined.

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Add the blended fermented rice and the balance of the pandan water into the dry flour mixture and stir until well mixed.

Add the blended fermented rice and the balance of the pandan water into the dry flour mixture and stir until well mixed.

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Strain the batter into a clean pot.

Strain the batter into a clean pot.

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Cover and leave to ferment further for another 11 hours.

Cover and leave to ferment further for another 11 hours.

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After 11 hours, add the green tea powder into the plain batter and stir to mix well.

After 11 hours, add the green tea powder into the plain batter and stir to mix well.

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Then add Eno (fruit salt) into matcha batter and stir well.

Then add Eno (fruit salt) into matcha batter and stir well.

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Line the prepared cups with paper liners. Pour batter into the cups until 90% full.

Line the prepared cups with paper liners. Pour batter into the cups until 90% full.

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In batches, steam the batter in steaming cups over simmering water in a covered wok.

In batches, steam the batter in steaming cups over simmering water in a covered wok.

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Steam over high heat for 15 minutes. And we're done!

Steam over high heat for 15 minutes. And we're done!

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Remove from heat and leave to cool. Then remove the rice cake from steaming cups.

Remove from heat and leave to cool. Then remove the rice cake from steaming cups.

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Ingredients

250 Grams cooked rice, cool 
1 Teaspoon sweet wine yeast 
2 Teaspoons sugar 
2 Tablespoons water 
500 Grams rice flour 
30 Grams tapioca flour 
250 Grams sugar 
600 Milliliters pandan water 
1 Tablespoon green tea powder 
2 Teaspoons Eno (fruit salt) 
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