Pad Kha-Nom Pak Kard Khai (Stir-Fried Radish Cake with Eggs)

As I described in Thai dessert that Fried Radish Cake is where came from.  And also the Chinese people community in Thailand.  And in Thailand we can be found in the street food.  In the old day we can see this Stir Fried Radish Cake sold in conjunction with the Pad Thai and Hoy Tod together.  But why you have to make difficultly to find out where to buy.  If can do it ourselves and here we have Fried Radish Cake recipe and Stir-Fried Radish Cake recipe below…Enjoy!!

  • 300 gms Radish Cake
  • 1 cup Bean Sprouts
  • ¼ cup Chinese Chive cut 1” length
  • 3 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 tbsp Garlic chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp Sweet Black Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp light Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • A pin of ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp coriander chopped

  1. Cut Radish cake into square-shaped 1” length size.
  2. Heat oil on a wok, medium heat.
  3. Bring Radish cake cut to fried until color turn into golden brown and crispy.
  4. Remove from wok and drain
  5. Reheat oil on a wok again put garlic chopped to fried until golden brown and fragrant.
  6. Add Fried Radish Cake and sweet black soy sauce and crack eggs onto fried radish cake and spread evenly around fried radish cake and continue fried until color turn to beautiful yellow.
  7. Add light soy sauce, sugar and continue stir 1-2 times..
  8. Add bean sprouts and Chinese chive continue stir for 2 rounds and turn off the stove.
  9. Remove from wok and spoon onto serving plate and sprinkle with coriander chopped and ground pepper..
  10. Serve immediately with cayenne pepper and pickled chili.


    Chef's Yaem said…
    Hi Tan,
    Great post! This recipe in Thailand especially in Bangkok not easy to find. But we can found some on the street food or China town...
    Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2011
    dinewithleny said…
    I love fried radish cake. We call it "char chay tau koay" in chinese. It's great with chinese sausages ( lap cheong) as well. Looks really yummy
    Anonymous said…
    I actually just made a similar dish. It's a Vietnamese street snack: deep fried radish cakes serve with scallion, fried egg and soy sauce. We call it"Banh Bot Chien"
    Great post btw