Banh Chung Recipe

Bnh chng is a traditional Vietnamese cake consumed especially during the Tet (the Vietnamese Lunar Year). This cake is made of rice, pork, and mung bean in the form of banana leaf parcels. Vietnamese bnh chng is not only interesting for the sight, but for the palate too.

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Ingredients for Banh Chung Recipe

  • 1.50 cup mung beans
  • 5.50 cup sticky rice
  • 500 gram pork belly
  • 2.50 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoon fried shallots
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 Shallots
  • 2 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 kilogram banana leaves

Directions: Banh Chung Recipe

step 1

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the sticky rice and vigna radiata beans individually for four hours. Also, wash, wipe, clean, and tear the banana leaves into 18-20 inches sheets. Season the soaked sticky rice with one tsp salt.

step 2

  • STEP 2.Place the vigna radiata beans in a very pot crammed with merely enough water to hide. Bring round a boil medium heat, then cut back to a simmer and cook, stirring sometimes, till mashable, concerning 20-30 minutes. Mash into a paste with a potato masher or spoon. Season with one tsp salt, one tsp pepper, cooked shallot, and oil.

step 3

  • STEP 3.Season the pork with 1/2 tsp salt, fish sauce, 1.5 tsp pepper, and shallots.

step 4

  • STEP 4.Take a couple of cups of the mashed vigna radiata beans, displayed on a cling film, add a number of items of pork lean and fat and wrap it up shaping into a spherical or sq. Piece.

step 5

  • STEP 5.To assemble, lay out 2 sheets of part overlapping banana leaves, place a couple of cup of rice within the center of the leaves. Place the filling on high of the rice. Then cowl it up with another cup of rice. Fold the leaves and wrap it tightly sort of a gift

step 6

  • STEP 1.It is vital that the contents do not shift or spill throughout the preparation. If the boiling water penetrates into the cake, it will make the cake soggy.

step 8

  • STEP 1.Thus it is necessary to wrap it an added time. For the primary layer, certify the darker aspect of the banana leaf faces the rice so it will tint the cake with a pleasant refined inexperienced color later. However, for the last layer, the darker aspect of the banana leaf ought to face outside to grant it a fine-looking inexperienced package.

step 9

  • STEP 6.Bring an oversized pot of water to a boil. Add the cakes and place an important object on high to form positive they keep submerged. Simmer till the cakes feel plump and therefore the rice is jelled concerning 6-8 hours. Keep an eye fixed on the pot and add a lot of plight as necessary to keeps the cakes lined.

step 10

  • STEP 7.To serve, undo the cake and delve wedges or slices mistreatment thread or thread. Bánh chưng is commonly ingested with preserved onions (dua hanh), preserved vegetables in fish sauce (dua mon), or lordotic in sugar for a sweet treat. They will even be sliced, pan-fried till golden, and served with sugar or sweet condiment.
Nutrition
value
6536
calories per serving
76 g Fat223 g Protein1211 g Carbs87 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    76g
  • Protein
    223g
  • Carbs
    1211g
  • Fiber
    87g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    1211g
  • Protein
    223g
  • Fiber
    87g

Fats

  • Fat
    76g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    530mg
  • Iron
    73mg
  • Vitamin A
    859mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    3mg
  • Vitamin B2
    2mg
  • Vitamin B3
    40mg
  • Vitamin B6
    7mg
  • Vitamin B9
    555mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    81mg
  • Vitamin E
    6mg
  • Copper
    9mcg
  • Magnesium
    1588mg
  • Manganese
    14mg
  • Phosphorus
    3326mg
  • Selenium
    211mcg
  • Zinc
    35mg
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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