Turnip Cake

A spongey delicacy all made with with one rice cooker that simmers and steams hard vegetables like turnips to your preferred softness.


  • 500g turnips
  • 1 sausage
  • 1/4 cup dried prawns
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoons minced green onion
  • 1.5 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon chicken stock
  • 200g rice flour
  • 1.5 cups water (270ml)


  1. Peel and julienne turnips. Mince sausage and dried prawns.
  2. Heat oil in a preheated medium pot. Cook and stir minced green onions and ginger for 30 seconds.
  3. Add prepared turnips and chicken stock. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes. Add salt and pepper.
  4. Close the lid and simmer over low heat for 5 minutes. Let cool.
  5. In a bowl, combine rice flour with 2 cups water. Pour over cooked turnips and mix well. Transfer the mixture to a glass container and fill 2/3.
  6. Pour 2 cups water and set a steamer basket in the inner pot. Seal the glass container with plastic wrap and place in steamer basket.
  7. Close the lid. Select [Steam cook] using [MENU] button, and set the cooking time to 40 minutes. Press [COOK] button.
  8. Once the cooker has finished cooking, take out the container and refrigerate for 12 hours.
  9. After turnip cake has cooled completely, remove from container and cut into 1-cm slices. Grill in a pan.


We recommend a multi-pressure with a handy steam cook mode like CUCKOO's 5-Quart/6-Quart Premium Multi-Pressure Cooker (CMC-ASB501F/CMC-ASB601F) that ensures even heat and control to create a savory, health-conscious side dish. 

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