Today I will intruduce some amazing Vietnamese Street Food in our beautiful capital, Hanoi. They are Mixed Food in Hanoi Capital (Các món trộn Hà Nội). Many people especially Young Vietnamese totally fall in love with them. They are quite easy to find as well. You can see it on streets. And their prices only around from $1 to $4. Not expensive right?
The first dish I introduce from many stunning Vietnamese Street Food is Sour Pho Noodle (Phở Chua). As I told you previous post, this dish comes from Cao Bang. However, it also becomes more popular in Hanoi these days. It is the great combination between many amazing stuffs such as fried potatoes, fried pork liver, pork stomach, half lean half fat pork meat, sliced Chinese sausages, roasted duck, cucumber, salad, roasted peanut and of course Pho Noodle. You can see more details at Vietnamese Sour Pho Noodle (Phở Chua) to get more information about this spectacular dish.
Next dish is Mixed Pho with Chicken Meat (Phở Gà Trộn). If you love chicken and in process of working out. I think here is the good choice. And this dish can not forget when we mention about mixed food in Hanoi. Soaked Pho Noodle with chicken meat, fried purple onion, roasted peanut and sliced green papaya all are mixed with sweet and sour sauce. It will create a stuning ever in your mouth. Moreover, it is really suitable when using it in Hanoi Summer.
Mixed brown vermicelly (Bánh Đa Trộn) is the third Vietnamese Street Food we should know. It originally comes from Hai Phong City. Many Hanoians fall in love with this so they bring this dish from this city to Hanoi. Brown vermicelli is soaked into crab broth, then add fried tofu, crab egg, ong choy, fried purple onion, roasted peanut and a little soy sauce. It will make your day better. This dish is really frugal meal however it is the point to attract many visitors. In hot days, enjoy this dish is such a good choice.
Then, if you love cassava fruit, you can not do not know about Mixed Casssa Vermicelli (Miến Trộn). It is on familiar food list in Hanoi. There are many types from mixed cassava vermicelli with crab, eel, fish or even combine them all. The process of making mixed cassava vermicelli is the same with mixed brown vermicelli. Soak cassava vermicelli in hot water about 3 – 4 minutes, then add crab egg, fried tofu, ong choy, fried purple onion, roasted peanut and soy sauce. If you love spicy, you can add 1 – 2 teaspoons chili powder. Moreover, when eating, you can add Betel Leaf Wrapped Beef Rolls(Bò Nướng Lá Lốt) on face of dish, I bet you will never forget its flavor from the first time tasting.
Mixed Southern Beef Noodle Soup (Bún Bò Trộn Nam Bộ) is one of favorite food in Hanoi as well. It is quite different to Southern Area. The Noodle is smaller and the broth is less sweet than. Vegetables is serve when usng this dish such as salad, bean sprout, basil. But we can not forget to main ingreident is Beef meat. To make the stunning dish, Beef meat is cooked with large heat, fry quickly. Wow, I want to taste again this dish right now.
The finally dish I want to mention is Mixed Green Papaya (Nộm). You can mix this dish with dried beef or jelly-fish. From many small sliced green papaya, sliced dried beef, sweet and sour sauce, roasted peanut, vietnamese mint and basil will create an amazing flavor for who has a chance to taste it.
To sum up, when you have a chance to visit Vietnam, especially Hanoi capital, make sure you will not miss these dishes in your jouney. I bet you will totally fall in love with it. And you can not say you were in Vietnam if you miss these Vietnamese Street Food. Hope you have an safe and happy trip in our Vietnam and Good Luck.
From EZ Vietnamese Cuisine Team.