Nian Gao is a Chinese New Year food which symbolizes growth.
I had some leftover nian gao which had harden. So, I fried it up for snack.
I fried the nian gao with some yam (sweet potato) for added texture.
- 1 nian gao (about 400g) cut into slices
- 2 eggs beaten
- 5 tablespoons all purpose flour
- 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1 tablespoon cold water
- pinch of salt
- oil for frying
- optional sweet potato or yam or taro slices which had been steamed