p.s.: The above shown Nian Gao is made using a Koi-shaped mould.
Nian Gao which is a glutinous rice cake, is a popular traditional Chinese New Year delicacy. There are different types of Nian Gao available in the Asian countries and in Singapore, the most common type is the one made with brown sugar. This sweet rice cake can be consumed by slicing it and then either steam or pan fry the slices.