Skip to Main Content

Chai tao kway at Sago Lane, 1981

This 1981 photograph shows chai tao kway (also known as “fried carrot cake”) being cooked at a food stall or coffee shop in Sago Lane. The picture shows a pair of "wok chan" (a small shovel-like ladle with a long wooden or metal handle) being used to stir fry the cubes of "carrot cake" (typically made from rice flour and radish) with eggs. Chai tao kway is a popular dish among the locals. Title devised by Library staff.

Credit Line

From the Paul Piollet Collection. All Rights Reserved. Paul Piollet and National Library Board Singapore 2012.


Explore More Pictures