Fried Sticky Rice Cake with Mashed Sweet Potatoes 番薯煎年糕

There’re various methods to prepare a dish with the lovely Chinese New Year’s cake/sticky rice cake and this is a speedy yet presentable one!

The vegan recipe for Fried Sticky Rich Cake with Mashed Sweet Potatoes:

servings – 5


  • 250 g sticky rice cake/nian gao 年糕 (dice)
  • 2 cups mashed sweet potatoes (* steam sweet potatoes, peel and mash)
  • 3 tbsp wheat starch


  1. Combine mashed sweet potatoes and wheat starch; divide into portions.
  2. Wrap the diced sticky rice cake in the above sweet potato pastry.
  3. Fry in hot oil over low heat until golden brown.
  4. Remove, drain and serve.