All posts tagged: rice

Xôi Bắp / Sticky Rice with Hominy Corn

Xôi bắp or sticky rice with hominy is an everyday staple in Vietnam. It is such an every man dish that you cannot find it at the restaurants, but rather you would have to find a traveling peddler to purchase this dish. As Vietnam’s economy continues to grow, traveling food peddlers are increasingly a thing of the past. It is now more important to learn how to make this country side dish to preserve the culture. Sticky rice with hominy is a mild dish that goes well with any topping. Traditionally, it is topped with mung bean paste, shredded coconut meat and a salty and sweet sesame peanuts mix. This is a great recipe to serve a large crowd and it also freezes well. Difficulty: Medium / Serving: 6 / Time: 5 hours soaking time and 1 hour to cook Ingredients: 1 cup of peeled split mung bean 2 cups of sweet rice 3 15 oz. cans of Goya white hominy 1 package of frozen shredded coconut meat 1/3 cup of unsalted roasted peanuts 1/3 cup …

Peanut Sticky Rice / Xôi Đậu Phộng

Sticky rice is an everyday food made from glutinous rice steamed and eaten with various toppings. The variety can be endless and can range from savory to sweet. Peanut sticky rice is one of the most popular rustic sticky rice dishes in Vietnam. Raw peanuts are boiled, mixed with soaked glutinous rice and steamed. The sticky rice is topped witha generous heaping of coconut meat and sprinkled with a mixture of crushed roasted peanuts, salt and sesame seeds. This dish can be made in large batches and will make a delicious accompaniment for any meal. Difficulty: Easy / Servings: 6 / Time: 8 hours to soak the rice and 1 hour and 15 minutes to cook Ingredients: 2 cups of sweet glutinous rice 2 cups of raw peanuts 1 Tablespoon of crushed unsalted roasted peanuts 1 Tablespoon of roastedwhite sesame seeds 1/2 teaspoon of sugar 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt 1 package of fresh shredded coconut meat (you can buy this in the frozen section of the Asian market) Equipment: A medium size steamer Directions: Soak …