Xoi Xeo (Mung Bean Sticky Rice)

A traditional breakfast meal for Hanoians is Xoi Xeo (mung bean sticky rice). Protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals are all important components of a balanced meal. Today, however, due to a hectic lifestyle and harsh weather, the habit of rising early to cook at home is no longer practiced. Due to the limited amount of time available for breakfast, sticky rice is one of the most popular dishes. Let's learn more about this intriguing meal. 

 

xoi-xeo-mung-bean-sticky-rice-hanoi-vietnam-1

 

Xoi Xeo's overview

Xoi Xeo is a traditional Vietnamese breakfast meal. Xoi Xeo is also a fantastic snack for kids at any time. Glutinous or sweet rice is used to make it. Steamed Xoi Xeo is usually served with a variety of beans. It was then garnished with shredded coconut, chopped peanuts, and fried onions for a sweet and savory flavor.

 

xoi-xeo-mung-bean-sticky-rice-hanoi-vietnam-2

 

Xoi Xeo's ingredients and processing suggestions

Prepared ingredients include: 1 cup dry roasted peanuts, 3 Tbsp roasted sesame seeds, 3 Tbsp sugar, 1 tsp salt, 3/4 cup peeled split mung beans, 1/2 cup glutinous/sweet rice, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 cup water, onions, etc.

Green beans should be washed until the water is clear (about 4 times). Soak the beans in water for two hours. Sticky rice should be washed until the water is clear (about 3 times). 1 hour of rice soaking. Drain both the green beans and the glutinous rice into a separate bowl. Steam the green beans in a saucepan. After 15–20 minutes of steaming the beans, place the beans in a blender or pestle once they have been cooked. The onion has been peeled and thinly sliced. Before frying for several hours, chop the onions.

 

xoi-xeo-mung-bean-sticky-rice-hanoi-vietnam-3

 

There's no doubt that Xoi Xeo is delicious and simple to prepare. This dish, on the other hand, takes a long time to prepare. You'll have to start working as soon as you choose sticky rice and green beans. The cook must select a high-quality sticky yellow blossom. Then take it up, soak it for about 5 hours in warm water, season it with salt, put it in the saucepan, and cook it. Onions are cut, sun-dried, and fried in a pan of lard. The fat from the chicken is cooked and then poured into a bowl. On the other hand, the sticky rice and mung beans only need to be warmed in the microwave for approximately a minute.

Leading Cha Ca restaurants in Hanoi:

Xoi Cat Lam – 24B Duong Thanh street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi
Ngon Restaurant – 18 Phan Boi Chau street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi

See more

  • Banh Pia Mekong (Durian Cake)

    The Vietnamese Pia cake, which hails from the province of Soc Trang, is at the top of the Mekong Delta's must-try sweets list. It's a moon-shaped cake with a sweet,...

  • Bun Mam Saigon (Vermicelli noodle fish sauce)

    Bun Mam ( vermicelli noodle fish sauce ) is a robust and glorious Vietnamese soup, especially in Ho Chi Minh City ( Saigon ) and the south, which is packed with...

  • Fruit Beams of Hanoi

    Fruit beams, a tasty, nutritious, and especially inexpensive food, pique everyone's interest. Nowadays, particularly in Hanoi, you can find fruit-beam eateries on the...

  • Sesame Candy of Hue

    Hue sesame candy ( Me Xung ) is one of the culinary symbols of Hue, alongside beef noodles, mussel rice, and lotus seed sweet soup... It is the gift that every...

  • Chicken Rice of Hoi An Town

    Many tourists visiting Hoi An, both local and international travelers, consider Hoi An chicken rice to be a must-try dish. Even though this meal has been advertised in many...

  • Chao Cau Gai Nha Trang (Sea-urchin porridge)

    Sea-urchins, aka urchins ( in Vietnamese: cau gai or nhum bien ) , have a rough shape and resemble a cluster of thorns. They reside in groups in seawater with a lot of...

  • Oyster in Halong Bay

    Oysters are a popular seafood in Halong. Oysters reside on the sands of the beach, in a quagmire beside the sea. The hard-shelled oyster has a milky bowel and is a...

  • Hoanh Thanh Chien (Hoi An Fried Wontons)

    Hoanh Thanh ( Wontons ) in Hoi An is a local delicacy. Hoanh Thanh are created with rice flour and filled with items like shrimp, pork, eggs, and seasonings, much...

  • Nhech fish (Pisodonophis boro) salad

    Nhech fish ( Pisodonophis boro ) salad in the Kim Son Sea area of Ninh Binh is a rustic dish but extremely unique. The taste is unmatched, making diners extremely...

  • Mot water – Hoi An herbal tea

    Despite being called "Mot water" in honor of its teenage inventor, Mot water is actually a type of Hoi An herbal tea. Mot water is regarded as being healthy because it...

Booking with confidence

1
Best Value
Customer's satisfaction is the biggest goal and inspiration in our career. We always try our best to deliver as much pleasure as possible to every tourist...
2
Best Price Guarantee
At Viet Leading Travel™, We are confident to ensure the best and cannot-be-better price for you. Please take a look at our Best Price Guarantee policy
3
Best Local Support
We are local people, We are always here to support you 24/7 - ready to listen and arrange everything as your desire. Surely, you will feel satisfactory!
4
Certificate of Excellence 2015
We are proud to be 2015 winner and awarded the Certificate of Excellence 2015 by Tripadvisor

Join to get special offers & great promotions

Enter your email to quickly get Great Promotion Code, Special offers, Hot deals, and Huge discounts. Don't miss out!
“Great service from start to finish”
" With initial contact to help touring remote aspects in Northern Vietnam, Viet Leading Travel is the most professional, skilled and personable. The driver has been very experienced together..."
Susan , Australia
“Viet Leading Travel is the very best!”
" Viet Leading Travel is the most effective travel company we now have ever used within a lifetime of holiday. From the start we knew people were in skilled hands. The staff caused us regularly to..."
BobAbroad , Austria
“Fun In Vietnam, WOW!”
" The guides were the highlight in the trip, and this is saying something! This trip has been so well thought and perfectly adjusted to accommodate our holiday together with group. It was some sort..."
David , Armenia