When Lunar New Year is arrived, every single family in Vietnam share the same food which is the symbol of Tet Holiday. It is Pickled Vegetables and Chinese Scallion in Fish Sauce Recipe (Dưa Món) which comes from many stunning Vietnamese Salad Recipes. This dish is usually served with Bánh Chưng, Bánh Tét (2 Traditional Vietnamese Cakes) and other dishes. My mom told me that because many food in Tet Holiday contain too much grease, that why we should use this dish for helping our digestive systems.
Moreover, here is the first experiment on this dish and luckly it did not bad at all. My mom is really happy when tasting it. So today I really am excited to share one of amazing Vietnamese Salad Recipes like this dish for your guys.
½ green papaya
2 white radish
1 bowl fish sauce
200gr Chinese Scallion, peeled and cut off the root
1 bowl white sugar
1 teaspoon salt
Purple onion, Chili
Glass jar, some bamboo sticks.
Step 1: Peel off the cover of green papaya + carrot + white radish + purple onion. Clean them with chili and chinese scallion. Next, soak them into cold water in 15 minutes.
Step 2: Then, slice them into small pieces (except chinese scallion). Mix 2 liters water with 1 teaspoon salt and soak all sliced vegetables through 1 night.
Step 3: Next day, pour out all water, wait to dry, use paper napkin to absorb all water and bring outside to dry in the sun in 1 day. If the weather is cold, you can put in grilling stove and grill at 100 degree in 30 minutes.
Step 4: Mix sugar with fish sauce into pot, put on stove and cook with small heat in 10 minutes until this mixture is thick.
Step 5: Wait until the mixture (in step 4) get cold, use spoon to scoop away dirty bubble on face. It helps to create the stunning flavor for one of amazing Vietnamese Salad Recipes.
Step 6: Put all vegetables (in step 3) in glass jar. Next, por slowly mixture (in step 5) until it covers face of vegetables. Use bamboo sticks to press and make sure vegetables will not be floated. Wait about 6 – 8 days and you can serve it.
Finally, your dish is ready to serve after 6 – 8 days. Eating with any food in Tet holiday, especially Braised Pork Meat with Egg and Boiled Rice is perfect to enjoy. This dish can help you easily digest. How amazing it is, right? Hope you will make this dish for your family on Tet holiday and do not miss our next other Vietnamese Salad Recipes soon. Good Luck for your Cooking.
From EZ Vietnamese Cuisine Team.