Q: Can I use regular beef instead of air-dried yak beef?
A: Yes, regular beef can be used, but the unique flavor of air-dried yak beef will be missing.
Q: Is it necessary to steam the beef and potatoes together?
A: Yes, steaming them together helps in blending the flavors.
Q: Can I bake these cakes instead of cooking them in an electric baking pan?
A: Yes, but the texture and taste might vary slightly from the original recipe.
Air-Dried Yak Beef and Potato Cake
- 70g all-purpose flour
- 70g air-dried yak beef
- 1 potato
- 1 egg
- 3 green onions
- 3g baking powder
- Clean the air-dried yak beef and cut it into thin slices.
- Wash and peel the potato, then slice it into about 3cm thick pieces.
- Place the potato slices on a plate and top them with the sliced beef.
- Steam together with rice in a rice cooker until cooked.
- Remove and let cool. Then, separate the beef from the potato and mash the potato.
- Clean and chop the green onions.
- Crack the egg into a large bowl and beat it.
- Add the mashed potato to the egg and mix well.
- Mix flour with baking powder and sift into the potato mixture, blending well.
- Add the steamed beef and chopped green onions, then mix into a uniform dough.
- Divide the dough into seven equal parts.
- Brush oil in a preheated electric baking pan.
- Place the potato cake dough in the pan and flatten it.
- Brush oil on top of the cakes.
- Cover and cook for about 5 minutes until the bottom is golden brown, then flip and cook for another 3 minutes.
- Once both sides are golden brown, remove from the pan.
- Rich in protein and carbohydrates.
- Contains essential vitamins and minerals from green onions and potatoes.
- Relatively high in calories due to the frying process.