When asked about delicious dishes in Hue, it is not difficult to list a series of famous names such as beef vermicelli, banh beo, filter cake, Nam cake, mussel rice…
Meanwhile, pork sticky rice will be a strange dish for most visitors, because not everyone knows the unique culinary combination that was once associated with the ancient capital, especially popular in the old days. cold rainy days and even indispensable in the old Tet tray.
Sticky rice with hon is a unique dish in the ancient capital. (Photo: kelvinphoto)
In terms of form, it is easier to think of sticky rice with meat than curry because this is a dish that is modified and created by the Hue people from the curry spices of the Indians. Although it looks similar to curry, once enjoyed, diners will immediately feel the pure Vietnamese flavor imbued in each piece of sticky rice.
After being carefully prepared, the pork rolls will be cut into bite-sized pieces, marinated with five spices, curry powder, turmeric powder, minced onion garlic, lemongrass, white wine, soy sauce, fish sauce … to absorb the special aroma. show. The meat will then be placed in a pot of medium-high water, simmering over low heat until the water is half dry.
Pork rolls are the most commonly used part of pork chops. (Photo: matgkitchen)
A pot of Hue meat also has a familiar ingredient that is peanuts. The beans will be boiled, then put into the pot when the water has gradually dried up. Meat and peanuts are stewed together until fully cooked, absorbed and full of attractive aroma.
So if you have a chance, try once to Hue to hunt for this unique flavor that is in danger of being forgotten!