Have you got leftover roasted Sweet Potato or Pumpkin? Using the leftovers, you can make chewy and rubbery ‘Mochi’ that can be a great snack. Simply mix with Glutinous Rice Flour and make firm dough, then cook it. Enjoy as they are, or with Soy Sauce as a dipping sauce.


Makes

8 to 10 Mochi Cakes

Ingredients

1 cup Roasted Sweet Potato (OR Pumpkin) *mashed
1 pinch Salt
1/4 cup Glutinous Rice Flour
1 tablespoon Oil for cooking *optional

Method
  1. Place Roasted Sweet Potato pieces in a bowl and mash coarsely. Add 1 pinch Salt and Glutinous Rice Flour, mix and knead to form firm dough. You might need extra Flour. Make 8 to 10 round cakes.
  2. Heat Oil (*optional) in a frying pan, non-stick pan preferred, over medium low heat, and cook round cakes until golden on both sides and cooked though.
  3. *Note: If you like sweet Mochi, you can add 1 tablespoon Sugar to the dough. Butter can be used for cooking if you like it.
  4. Enjoy as they are, or Soy Sauce as a dipping sauce.