Xoi (steamed sticky rice) is a popular dish in Hanoi and whole Vietnam. They are sold on many streets of Hanoi with all kinds such as: sticky rice with peanut, sticky rice with gac fruit, or xeo sticky rice…. However, to meet more needs of customers, the shop has created the exotic sticky rice. Here are seven suggestions you can look for.
Sticky rice with sweet potato and fermented pork roll (Xoi Nem Khoai)
Sticky rice with sweet potato and fermented pork roll are new thing in a variety of sticky rice in the capital of Vietnam. As the name suggests, sticky rice is served with beef jerky, French fries, fermented pork roll and pickles.
Soft fermented pork roll, tough beef jerky, crispy potatoes chips and sticky rice are combined to make the unforgettable taste. You can add spicy chili sauce without loss of taste. This dish is sold at No. 44, Nhan Hoa Street, Thanh Xuan. One bowl costs 20,000 VND.
Sticky rice with fruits (Xoi Trai Cay)
To Hien Thanh is the street you can enjoy the unique fruit sticky rice. This is the dish from the beautiful country of Thailand, has the sweet taste of sticky rice with the cool taste of the fruit. The fruits are processed with sticky rice mainly mango, jackfruit, durian…. All are served with coconut milk or sliced fresh coconut copra. Among the many familiar types, sticky rice with fruits is an interesting choice.
Fried sticky rice (Xoi Ran)
The appearance of fried sticky rice has long in Hanoi, so far fried sticky rice is still considered as strange dish, attractive diners. In the past, this dish is only used in the family, not widely sold in the market.
Fried sticky rice is served with Vietnamese pork ham, beef, port floss, eggs and meat sauce. Therefore, the food looks quite full and beautiful. When eating, the crispy taste of sticky rice with Vietnamese pork ham mixed with the sweet taste from the meat that makes customers delight.
Steamed sticky rice cake (Che Xoi Nen)
In order to have delicious plate of Che xoi nen, after cooking, the kitchener must hit on the sticky rice surface continuously for 4 – 5 hours to create the adhesion. At that time, they just sprinkle sesame and grated coconut, make more beautiful and enhance the taste.
You can enjoy this dish with a cup of fresh tea. The taste will become stronger. At present, che xoi nen is sold at No. 85 Nguyen Huu Huan Street at 24,000 VND per a plate.
Steamed sticky rice with grilled chicken (Xoi Ga Nuong)
Xoi ga nuong is a suitable dish in the cold winter. You can enjoy at the shop No. 97 Nguyen Phong Sac Street and No. 274 Lac Trung. The advantages of this dish is chicken is skillfully marinated and make up the smell after grilling.
Steamed sticky rice is soft and limber served with delicious chicken making up the great aroma. You can use more chili sauce or sweet and sour sauce to get better taste.
Sticky rice with grilled minced crab (Xoi Cha Cua)
Sticky rice with grilled minced crab has been present in Hanoi for a long time, but quite a few people know. The place for selling this dish is Yen Thai alley, Duong Thanh Street. A bowl of sticky rice here also added grilled minced crab, in addition to the familiar dishes such as pork, eggs, sausage….
This grilled minced crab is homemade food with yellow color and the sweet taste, rich smell of sea crabs. The soft sticky rice is mixed with grilled minced crab and salty fish sauce will make you remember forever. A bowl of sticky rice with grilled minced crab is priced at 20,000 – 50,000 VND.
Mushroom sticky rice (Xoi Nam)
Mushroom sticky rice is loved by many people thanks to a new and interesting combination. This dish can be used in the morning, noon or late in the evening. A bowl of mushroom sticky rice will include roasted chicken or pork and stir-fried mushrooms.
When you eat, you will feel the special taste of meat and natural sweetness from mushrooms. Add a little sticky rice flavor is a combination of good taste.