Tripadvisor traveler choice Traveler choice

Banh Khot (Vietnamese Mini Pancake)

March 23, 2021 - 3207 views

If you are a person who likes to eat and cook, try tasting Banh Khot - a typical cake of Southern Vietnam. The following article will show you how to make extremely simple bread at home.

Vietnamese cuisine is very diverse and rich with delicious, extremely attractive dishes. Highlights are familiar but very typical pies of Vietnam such as Banh Xeo, Banh Bo, Banh Dap, ... One of which must be mentioned is Banh Khot - a typical cake of southern Vietnam.

Overview of Banh Khot

Banh Khot is a Vietnamese cake (exactly typical of South Vietnam) made from rice or tapioca flour, with shrimp paste, fried and served with raw vegetables, fresh peppers, often served with mixed fish sauce Sweet, very rarely dip shrimp sauce (not shrimp paste or sour shrimp paste).

Banh Khot has a round shape like Banh Beo but is cooked by baking in an oiled mold. The process of making this cake is not complicated but requires the skill of the processor. If you add a lot of water to the dough, the dough will crack easily during the frying process, and the cake will not be crispy when removed from the grill. In addition, adding the dough more than the specified amount of water will make the cake not delicious because there is no toughness.

Banh Khot - How to make Banh Khot simply at home is very delicious

Banh Khot is a typical cake of southern Vietnam/Ph.cameengo.com

Banh Khot is quite popular in the Central and Southern provinces of Vietnam. In each region, Banh Khot has a different but still has the same characteristics as crispy, soft, and delicious taste.

Ingredients of Banh Khot

To make this cake not too hard, you just need to mix the right ratio to have a crunchy, attractive crust. If you are a fan of Vietnamese traditional cakes, this is definitely a bread recipe you have to try. The ingredients for this cake include:

  • Shrimp: 300 grams
  • Lean minced meat: 100 grams
  • Squid: 200 grams
  • Rice flour: 250 grams
  • Rice: 70 grams
  • Coconut milk: 200ml
  • Deep-fried flour: 50 grams
  • Mushroom
  • Onions: 6 tubers
  • Garlic: 2 bulbs
  • Scallions: 10 grams
  • Turmeric powder: 10gam
  • Coconut water: 200ml
  • Tapioca
  • Chicken Eggs: 1 fruit
  • Chili: 2 fruits
  • Spices: salt, fish sauce, vinegar
  • Vegetables served: mustard greens, herbs, basil, lettuce.
  • Tools: Banh Khot mold, knife, pan, bowl, ...

Banh Khot - How to make Banh Khot simply at home is very delicious

The ingredients to make Banh Khot are not too hard to find

How to Make Banh Khot

  • Step 1: Preliminary treatment. We chopped onions and garlic. Cut the scallions, please note the first part of the scallions. Rinse vegetables and drain.

Shrimp you to the head, shells, and only black. If the shrimp is too large, cut the shrimp into small pieces. Once prepared, you marinate the shrimp with salt, 1/3 teaspoon of spice, 1 teaspoon onion oil, and 1 teaspoon purple onion.

Next, soak the mushrooms in water until the mushrooms are soft, wash the mushrooms again with warm water, then tear the cats and put them in the container.

Continue processing 200gr squid, wash the squid with clean water, remove the backbone, wash again. Then use a knife to cut the squid. We marinated minced meat with 3/4 tsp of salt, 1/4 tsp of monosodium glutamate, 1 tsp of shallots, mushrooms, some pepper, and then mix well. Next, put 70 grams of rice in the blender with a little water, mix well.

  • Step 2: Fry the filling. North pan on the stove to add 1 spoon of cooking oil, garlic fragrant, for the fried squid into the briefly. Similarly, you can also stir fry through shrimp and minced meat.
  • Step 3: Mix Banh Khot flour. Pour the rice flour into a bowl one after another to blend the cooked rice, fried flour, 500ml of water, 100ml of coconut milk, 10g of turmeric powder, stir well and rest for 1 hour. You can refine the flour through the sieve to make it easier.

Before pouring Vietnamese Mini Pancake, you can add 1 chicken egg powder to make it crispy and fatter. Season with 1 teaspoon sugar, ½ teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon powder, and stir.

  • Step 4: Make Cake Dipping Sauce. Mince about 7 cloves of garlic. Cut up about 2 peppers. Put in a bowl of coconut water with 100ml fish sauce, 100g of sugar north on the stove, and stir until dissolved sugar. Turn off the heat and continue adding 30ml vinegar, wait for the sauce to cool, add the garlic, and chili.
  • Step 5: Cook Coconut Juice. Pour the remaining 100ml of coconut milk into the pot, add 1 tablespoon of flour, stir to dissolve the flour, turn on the stove on low heat until the coconut milk is slightly hot, then turn off the heat.
  • Step 6: Pour Banh Khot. Banh Khot North mold on the stove with high heat to heat up, then lower the fire and pour a little cooking oil into each small round mold. You should note that the oil is evenly coated into the mold so that the batter does not stick.

Pour the dough into the mold 3 times: The first: After the oil is hot, pour the dough about 1/3 of the mold. The second: When you see the dough is cooked, add a sprinkle on the edge of the mold a little oil and then continue to add a little flour. Third: When you see the cake has a second layer of flour, you scoop a little coconut milk, add scallions, and add a little more flour. After pouring the flour, add the filling.

Cover, simmer. When the bread is golden on the bottom, turn it upside down so that the dough is really cooked and remove. So you do until the dough and the filling.

Put the cake on a plate and decorate it. Banh Khot will be more delicious when eaten hot and served with some raw vegetables and sweet and sour fish sauce.

Banh Khot - How to make Banh Khot simply at home is very delicious

If you are a fan of Vietnamese traditional cakes, this is definitely a bread recipe you have to try it

Banh Khot is yellow, crunchy, fragrant, soft, and delicious, a favorite food of many people. What are you waiting for, make this Banh Khot now? I wish you success with making Banh Khot with Southern flavors right at home.

Where to Eat Banh Khot

If you can not make Banh Khot, you can go to the store to buy. Here are a few of our suggestions:

  • Banh Khot Co Hoang with address: 1159 Trần Hưng Đạo, P. 5, District 5, TP. HCM. The opening time is from 9am to 9pm. Price from 40,000 VND - 65,000 VND (equal to 2 - 4 USD)
  • Banh Khot Hai Au has address at 46 Đường Số 8, P.11, Q. Gò Vấp, TP.HCM. Opening hours are from 4pm to 10pm. Price from 25,000 VND - 33,000 VND. (equal to 1.5 - 2.5 USD)
  • Banh Khot Dang Dung has the address at 32 Dang Dung, District 1, TP. HCM. The opening time is from 10am to 8pm. Price from 15,000 VND - 30,000 VND. (eqaual to 1 - 2.5 USD)

Banh Khot - How to make Banh Khot simply at home is very delicious

If you are a fan of Vietnamese traditional cakes, this is definitely a bread recipe you have to try it

Banh Khot is yellow, crunchy, fragrant, soft and delicious, a favorite food of many people .. What are you waiting for, make this Banh Khot now. I wish you success with making Banh Khot with Southern flavors right at home.

Hang Moon

Image sources: Internet

Questions & Answers

Ask a Question