Bánh bèo (vietnamese savory steamed rice cakes) Recipe

Bánh bèo is a popular Vietnamese dish consisting of small, savory steamed rice cakes. These delicate cakes are made from a mixture of rice flour and tapioca starch, resulting in a soft and slightly chewy texture. The cakes are typically topped with a variety of ingredients such as ground pork, dried shrimp, scallions, and fried shallots. Bánh bèo is often served as an appetizer or snack, and is best enjoyed with a drizzle of fish sauce and a sprinkle of chili flakes for added flavor.

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Ingredients for Bánh bèo (vietnamese savory steamed rice cakes) Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Rice Flour
  • 0.06 cup Tapioca Starch
  • 0.38 cup Water
  • 0.06 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.06 pound Ground Pork, Cooked
  • 0.06 cup Dried Shrimp, Soaked And Chopped
  • 1/2 Scallions, Thinly Sliced
  • 1/2 tablespoon Fried Shallots
  • flakes Fish Sauce And Chili Flakes For Serving

Directions: Bánh Bèo (vietnamese Savory Steamed Rice Cakes) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a mixing bowl, combine rice flour, tapioca starch, and water to make a smooth batter.
  • STEP 2.Grease small molds with oil and pour a thin layer of batter into each mold.
  • STEP 3.Steam the molds for about 5 minutes until the cakes are cooked through and slightly translucent.
  • STEP 4.Remove the cakes from the molds and top with ground pork, dried shrimp, scallions, and fried shallots.
  • STEP 5.Serve the bánh bèo with a side of fish sauce and chili flakes for dipping.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the batter is smooth and free of lumps for a better texture.
  • You can use a steamer or a large pot with a steaming rack to cook the cakes.
  • Feel free to customize the toppings based on your preference.

Storage and Serving

  • Bánh bèo is best served fresh and warm.
  • If you have leftovers, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the cakes in a steamer or microwave before serving.
Nutrition
value
516
calories per serving
21 g Fat11 g Protein70 g Carbs8 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    21g
  • Protein
    11g
  • Carbs
    70g
  • Fiber
    8g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    70g
  • Protein
    11g
  • Fiber
    8g

Fats

  • Fat
    21g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    64mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    555mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    78mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    19mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    100mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    218mg
  • Selenium
    6mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp