BANH NAM- NAM CAKE
"Banh Nam – Nam Cake is one of the best Vietnamese Cakes in Hue city. The cake smells nice because of any type of ingredients including rice flour, shrimp, lean pork and some other things."Serves 10 MINUTES | Prep Time 1 HOUR | Cook Time 20 Minutes
Why I Love This Recipe
Banh Nam – Nam Cake is one of the best Vietnamese Cakes in Hue city. The cake smells nice because of any type of ingredients including rice flour, shrimp, lean pork and some other things. Everything creates a delicious taste that you will want to see it again after the first meet.
Ingredients You'll Need
To make the best Banh Nam (Nam Cake), we have to prepare the fresh ingredients for it. so all-important ingredients are:
Rice flour: 250gr
Tapioca flour: 50gr
Water: 450 – 600ml
Earth shrimp: 100gr
Lean pork: 100gr
Cooking oil, salt, sugar, seasoning powder, monosodium glutamate, fish sauce, red curry powder, banana leaves.
The cooking procedure looks simple but the cooker has to spend a lot of time to prepare it to cake from choosing the shrimp to preparing the fish sauce. Fresh shrimp must be cleaned and soaked for several hours until soft and then make it chopped
After that adding salt, sugar and fish sauce then it is dry and once it has had a sweet and salty taste. The rice batter, made of rice flour, should be smooth and soft.
Next, the fried shrimp is spread on top of the rice batter, and then is wrapped in leaves shape and steamed for about 20 minutes.
After which it is time to remove the cover and smell from these leaves. All after, take it away from the pot. to behave a good Nam Cake requires shrimp should be crispy, a little greasy, sweet and salty.
Pairs Well With
Nam cake will be better with the sweet and spicy fish sauce.