One of my favorite Vietnamese Food Recipes I cannot miss on Tet Holiday is Soft Sweet Potato Jam (Mứt Khoai Lang Dẻo). You have two options to own this stunning dessert. You can buy it at Asian Markets, especially Vietnamese ones. However, you also can make it at home. The sweetness is more suitable for your flavor when you make it by yourself. When visitors come to your house on Tet Holiday, you can serve it for them and I bet they will love it.
For enjoy the true air of Tet Holiday, why don’t you make this dessert from now on? Here is a great idea to create the “Aromatic Flavor” of Tet through one of amazing Vietnamese Food Recipes. If you are ready, please follow carefully our instructions below.
3 sweet potatoes (500gr)
150gr sugar (depend on you)
10gr calcium hydroxide (Vôi Tôi)
1 teaspoon salt.
Step 1: Peel off the cover of sweet potatoes. Soak into cold water added 1 teaspoon salt in 15 – 20 minutes. Slice sweet potatoes into thin circle shapes, then soak them into cold water continue before making jam.
Step 2: Mix calcium hydroxide with 2 liters cold water. Next, soak sliced sweet potatoes into water in 3 – 4 hours. You should not soak too long, sweet potatoes will be hard and you can not create one of stunning Vietnamese Food Recipes for your Tet Holiday. Then, clean them into cold water.
Step 3: Pour sliced sweet potatoes into basket, slowly pour sugar and soak until all sugar is melted. (3 – 4 hours). Sometime you should shake gently to make sure all sweet potatoes absorb all sugar. Here is also an important step to create one of stunning Vietnamese Food Recipes for Tet Holiday.
Step 4: Next, pour all mixture (in step 3) into pan, cook with small heat in 20 – 30 minutes. Sometime, you can use chopsticks to stir well. When sugar water is nearly ran out and slowly become dry on face of sweet potatoes. Continue stir well until sugar is dried. Turn off the heat.
Finally, your dessert for Tet Holiday is finished. Put this dish on basket, wait to dry and put in jar. When visitors visit your house, you can invite them to enjoy it. I bet they will love it. Hope you love this dessert and do not miss our other stunning Vietnamese Food Recipes for Tet next time. Good Luck for your Cooking.
From EZ Vietnamese Cuisine Team.