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Noodle dishes


Main article: Vietnamese noodles

Name Image Region Type Description
Bánh canh (餅羹) List of Vietnamese dishes Noodle dish Thick noodle
Bánh hỏi (餅噲) List of Vietnamese dishes Bình Định Province Noodle dish Extremely thin noodles that are woven into intricate bundles and often topped with chopped scallions (spring onions) and a complementary meat dish
Bánh tằm cà ri List of Vietnamese dishes Cà Mau Noodles Spicy chicken curry over special rice noodles
Bún bò Huế (𥻸䊇化) List of Vietnamese dishes Thừa Thiên–Huế Province Noodle soup Huế style (hot and spicy) beef rice vermicelli soup with lemongrass and pork
Bún chả cá South Central Coast Noodle soup Rice vermicelli soup with fried fishcake
Bún chả(𥻸𤌄) List of Vietnamese dishes Hanoi Noodle dish Vermicelli noodles with grilled pork meatballs served over salad, herbs, bean sprouts, and sliced cucumbers
Bún măng vịt Noodle soup Bamboo shoots and duck noodle soup.
Bún ốc List of Vietnamese dishes noodles with snails
Bún riêu List of Vietnamese dishes Red River Delta Noodle soup Rice vermicelli in a tomato and crab broth
Bún Thịt Nướng List of Vietnamese dishes Noodle dish Grilled pork (often shredded) and cold vermicelli noodles over a bed of greens (salad and sliced cucumber), herbs and bean sprouts. Also often includes a few chopped up egg rolls, spring onions, and shrimp. Served with roasted peanuts on top and a small bowl of nước chấm.
Cao lầu List of Vietnamese dishes Quảng Nam Province Noodle dish Originated from Quang Nam Province in central Vietnam, mì quảng is adamant about maintaining a variety of colors and textures, featuring a pork and shrimp-based broth, the chewy yellow of the thick turmeric noodles, the bright green ribbons of lettuce, the soft earthy pork, the tenderness of the shrimp, the pleasant crunch of crushed peanut between your teeth, and the snap of the sesame-freckled rice crackers.
Cellophane noodles
miến, bún tàu, bún tào
List of Vietnamese dishes Noodles
Hủ tiếu List of Vietnamese dishes Southern Vietnam Noodle soup Chinese/Cambodian noodle soup traditionally consisting of rice noodles with pork broth.
Mì or Súp mì Noodle soup Vietnamese/Chinese noodle soup with yellow wheat noodles brought over by Chinese immigrants.
Mì Quảng List of Vietnamese dishes Quảng Nam Province Noodle dish Ingredients often vary, but dishes most often consist of wide rice noodles served with little broth, pork chops, chicken, shrimp, vegetables, peanuts, and bánh tráng.
Mì xào giòn List of Vietnamese dishes Noodle dish Deep-fried egg noodles, topped with seafood, vegetables, and a sauce
Phở List of Vietnamese dishes Hanoi Noodle dish Noodle soup served with various cuts of beef and onions. Often eaten with basil, mint, lime, and bean sprouts
Rice noodles
bánh canh, bánh phở
List of Vietnamese dishes Noodles Made from rice flour
Rice vermicelli
bún
List of Vietnamese dishes Noodles A type of rice noodles

Dumplings


Name Image Region Type Description
Bánh bá trạng List of Vietnamese dishes Dumpling Bak Chang dumplings – like Chinese zongzi
Bánh bao List of Vietnamese dishes Dumpling Ball-shaped bun filled with pork and/or other ingredients
Bánh bột lọc List of Vietnamese dishes Dumpling Wrapper made of tapioca starch packed with shrimp
Bánh bột lọc trần Dumpling Dumplings with wrappers made of tapioca starch; similar to chaozhou fun guo
Bánh bột lọc lá Thừa Thiên–Huế Province Dumpling Tiny rice flour dumplings stuffed with shrimp and ground pork and wrapped in a banana leaf; from Huế
Bánh cam List of Vietnamese dishes Southern Vietnam Dumpling Deep-fried glutinous rice sesame balls filled with sweetened mung bean paste; from southern Vietnam
Bánh ít Dumpling Small stuffed glutinous rice flour balls
Bánh ít trần Dumpling “Naked” small stuffed glutinous rice flour balls
Bánh khúc Dumpling Glutinous rice ball
Bánh nậm Thừa Thiên–Huế Province Dumpling Flat rice flour dumpling from Huế stuffed with minced pork and mushroom, and seasoned with pepper and spices; wrapped in a banana leaf
Bánh phu thê List of Vietnamese dishes Bắc Ninh Province Dumpling Literally “husband and wife cake”; a sweet cake made of rice or tapioca flour and gelatin, filled with mung bean paste; also spelled bánh xu xê (su sê)
Bánh phu thê bột bán Dumpling Husband and wife cakes made with tapioca pearls
Bánh rán List of Vietnamese dishes Northern Vietnam Dumpling Deep-fried glutinous rice sesame balls filled with sweetened mung bean paste; from northern Vietnam
Bánh tẻ List of Vietnamese dishes Hanoi Dumpling Small steamed rice cake wrapped with leaves of some local trees into a long, thin cylindrical shape, and boiled thoroughly.

Pancakes and sandwiches


Name Image Region Type Description
Bánh bèo List of Vietnamese dishes Quảng Bình Province Rice cake Small steamed savory rice cakes
Bánh bột lọc List of Vietnamese dishes Huế Rice cake Rice dumplings made in a clear rice flour batter stuffed with shrimp and ground pork. Cooked inside a banana leaf.
Bánh căn Southern Vietnam Egg dish A southern specialty consisting of small pancakes made with quail eggs, cooked in small clay pans
Bánh đúc List of Vietnamese dishes Rice or corn cake Rice cake or corn cake eaten as a dessert or savory meal
Bánh khọt List of Vietnamese dishes Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu Province Pancake A southern specialty consisting of small, fried rice flour pancakes
Bánh mì List of Vietnamese dishes Sandwich Vietnamese sandwich
Bánh rế Bình Thuận Province Pancake Deep-fried pancake
Bánh xèo List of Vietnamese dishes Southern Vietnam Crepe Coconut milk-flavored crepes
Bánh bột chiên Southern Vietnam Rice cake Fried rice cake with eggs and tangy soy sauce.

Rolls and rice papers


Name Image Region Type Description
Bánh cuốn List of Vietnamese dishes Hanoi Roll Steamed rice roll
Bánh tôm List of Vietnamese dishes Seafood dish Shrimp patties
Bánh tôm Hồ Tây Hanoi Seafood dish A shrimp patty specialty originating from the area around West Lake (Tây Hồ), Hanoi
Bánh tráng List of Vietnamese dishes Central Vietnam, Binh Dinh Rice paper Rice paper
Bánh ướt List of Vietnamese dishes Khánh Hòa Province Rice paper Steamed rice paper
Cha gio or Nem ran List of Vietnamese dishes Saigon Roll Fried pork spring rolls
Gỏi cuốn List of Vietnamese dishes Roll Soft vermicelli summer roll
Món cuốn Roll Roll which includes a variety of ingredients rolled in rice paper (bánh tráng)
Popiah
bò bía
List of Vietnamese dishes Roll Spring roll wrapped in a soft, thin paper-like crepe or pancake made from wheat flour
Trảng Bàng dew-wetted rice paper
bánh tráng phơi sương Trảng Bàng
Tây Ninh Province Rice paper Wetted rice paper

Soups and cháo (congees)


Name Image Region Type Description
Bird’s nest soup
súp yến sào
List of Vietnamese dishes Soup Bird’s nest soup
Canh chua List of Vietnamese dishes Mekong Delta Soup Hot and sour soup
Chạo tôm List of Vietnamese dishes Thừa Thiên–Huế Province Barbecued shrimp paste/mousse on a sugar cane stick
Congee
cháo
List of Vietnamese dishes Rice dish Rice porridge
Lẩu Hot pot Spicy sour soup with assorted vegetables, meats, and seafood
Súp măng cua Soup Asparagus-crab combination soup
Thịt Kho Tàu List of Vietnamese dishes Soup/Stew Fatty pork and eggs braised in coconut milk

Other dishes


Name Image Region Type Description
Balut
trứng vịt lộn or hột vịt lộn
List of Vietnamese dishes Egg dish Fertilized duck (or chicken) egg with a nearly-developed embryo inside that is boiled and eaten in the shell
Bánh “Cake” or “bread”
Bánh chưng List of Vietnamese dishes Northern Vietnam Rice dish Square-shaped steamed glutinous rice dumpling wrapped in a Phrynium placentarium leaf (lá dong) The dish is a traditionally served around Vietnamese New Year to be eaten with pickled leeks
Bánh đa List of Vietnamese dishes Rice dish Called Bánh tráng nướng in the South, large round flat rice crackers
Bánh gối List of Vietnamese dishes Stuffed pastry Deep fried pastry stuffed with cellophane noodles, minced pork, cloud ear fungus and thin slices of chinese sausage
Bánh lá List of Vietnamese dishes Huế Rice dish Parcel of a variety of rice stuffed with some fillings and wrapped in a leaf or leaves.
Black pudding
dồi tiết’ (Northern) or dồi huyết (Southern)
List of Vietnamese dishes Sausage Blood sausage
Bò 7 món List of Vietnamese dishes Saigon Meat dish 7 courses of beef
Cassava-based dishes
Chả Sausage Sausage
Cốm List of Vietnamese dishes Red River Delta Rice dish Young rice, roasted and wrapped in lotus leaves; the accompaniment is ripened bananas
Cơm nắm List of Vietnamese dishes Rice dish Rice “sandwiches”
Cơm tấm List of Vietnamese dishes Rice dish Warm broken rice often served with a slab of grilled pork chop marinated in sugar and fish sauce (sườn), a slice of steamed pork loaf topped with egg yolks (chả trứng hấp), and a mixture of pork skin and thinly shredded pork (bì).
Giò lụa List of Vietnamese dishes Sausage A pork sausage, similar to Bologna sausage
Bò Kho List of Vietnamese dishes Meat dish Beef and vegetable stew
Lò trấu List of Vietnamese dishes Fixed Rice Husk Stove
Nem chua List of Vietnamese dishes Meat dish Cured fermented pork
Ô mai List of Vietnamese dishes Fruit dish Snack made from salted dried apricot or sugared dried apricot
Ốc bươu nhồi thịt List of Vietnamese dishes Meat dish Minced snail mixed with ground pork, carrot, black mushroom stuffed in snail shell
Rousong
chà bông
List of Vietnamese dishes Meat dish Meat floss
Thit Bo Cuon La Lot Meat dish Ground beef wrapped in lolot (NEVER grape leaves)
Tiết canh List of Vietnamese dishes Blood
Xôi List of Vietnamese dishes Rice dish Sweet (ngọt) or savory (mặn) dish made from glutinous rice and other ingredients.
You tiao
quẩy
List of Vietnamese dishes Doughnut A long, golden-brown, deep fried strip of dough

Sweet cakes and desserts


Name Image Region Type Description
Bánh bò List of Vietnamese dishes Dessert “Cow cake”, made from glutinous rice flour and coconut milk, with a honeycomb-like texture
Bánh cáy List of Vietnamese dishes Thái Bình Dessert Rectangular-shaped sweet dessert made by roasting and grinding glutinous rice and other ingredients
Bánh da lợn List of Vietnamese dishes Dessert Colored steamed layer cake made from tapioca starch, rice flour, coconut milk and/or water, sugar, and other ingredients
Bánh chuối List of Vietnamese dishes Dessert Banana cake
Bánh Flan List of Vietnamese dishes Dessert
Bánh kẹp lá dứa List of Vietnamese dishes Dessert Pandan and coconut flavored waffle eaten plain
Bánh khoai mì Dessert Sweet cassava cake
Bánh pía List of Vietnamese dishes Sóc Trăng Province Dessert Teochew-style with durian
Bánh tét List of Vietnamese dishes Southern Vietnam Rice dish Log-shaped cylindrical glutinous rice cake, wrapped in a banana leaf and filled with a meat or vegetarian filling
Bánh tiêu Dessert Hollow doughnuts
Bánh trung thu List of Vietnamese dishes Dessert Mooncake
Chè List of Vietnamese dishes Dessert Sweet dessert soup or pudding
Chè trôi nước Southern Vietnam Dessert Dessert consisting of balls made from mung bean paste wrapped in a shell made of glutinous rice flour.
Chendol
chè bánh lọt
List of Vietnamese dishes Dessert Coconut milk, a worm-like jelly made from rice flour with green food coloring (usually derived from the pandan leaf), shaved ice and palm sugar
Chuối Chiên Dessert Banana fried in a batter
Coconut candy
kẹo dừa
List of Vietnamese dishes Bến Tre Province Dessert Candy made with coconut milk and coconut cream
Cơm rượu List of Vietnamese dishes Southern Vietnam Dessert Dessert from Southern Vietnam, made from glutinous rice
Sữa chua Dessert Yogurt made with condensed milk
Douhua
tào phớ
List of Vietnamese dishes Tofu dish Soybean pudding
Grass jelly
thạch đen
List of Vietnamese dishes Dessert Made by boiling the aged and slightly oxidized stalks and leaves of Mesona chinensis (member of the mint family) with potassium carbonate for several hours with a little starch and then cooling the liquid to a jelly-like consistency
Mè xửng Huế Thừa Thiên–Huế Province Dessert A chewy candy originally from the city of Huế, made with boiled down cane sugar, (into a soft and thick solid), coated with sesame seeds, and usually containing peanuts.
Tangyuan
bánh trôi
List of Vietnamese dishes Northern Vietnam Rice dish Boiled Glutinous rice balls – also called bánh chay; literally “floating cake”) – served together with bánh chay
Tapioca pudding
chè chuối
List of Vietnamese dishes Dessert Made from bananas and tapioca
Taro cake
bánh khoai môn
Dessert Taro cake
Thạch rau câu or sương sa Dessert Gelatin dessert
Rượu nếp Northern Vietnam Dessert Sweet dessert made from black glutinous rice.
Sâm bổ lượng List of Vietnamese dishes Saigon Soup Sweet, cold soup

Condiments and sauces


Name Image Region Type Description
Chẳm chéo Điện Biên Phủ, Northwest Vietnam Condiment Based on Thai sauce, nam chim chaeo (or nam jim jaew) brought over by ethnic Thai people in Vietnam. Main ingredients are coriander, bird’s eye chili, garlic, different herbs, hạt dổi and mắc khén (Indian prickly ash; a variety of Sichuan pepper). There are different types of chẳm chéo as well. Eaten with vegetables, meats, and sometimes fruit.
Fish sauce
nước mắm
List of Vietnamese dishes Base Condiment A base condiment that is derived from fish that have been allowed to ferment. It is normally used as seasoning during cooking or a base for sauces with other ingredients and is not to be used by itself.
Hoisin sauce
tương đen
List of Vietnamese dishes Condiment A popular condiment for phở in Ho Chi Minh City
Muối ớt rau răm Condiment Dipping sauce made with Vietnamese coriander, bird’s eye chilis, lime, and other ingredients. Used as a dipping sauce for meats or trứng vịt lộn.
Muối ớt xanh Central Vietnam Condiment Dipping sauce with green bird’s eye chilis and kaffir lime leaves as main ingredients. Usually served with seafood.
Nước chấm List of Vietnamese dishes Condiment Dipping sauce with fish sauce, water, sugar, lime and sometimes chilis and ginger.
Peanut sauce
tương đậu phộng
Condiment Used in cuốn diếp
Sa tế Chợ Lớn, Ho Chi Minh City, Southern Vietnam Condiment Chili jam
Shrimp paste
mắm tôm
List of Vietnamese dishes Condiment Shrimp paste
Soy sauce
xì dầu or nước tương
List of Vietnamese dishes Condiment Condiment produced from fermented soybeans
Tương Condiment Condiments made from fermented bean paste
Tương ớt Condiment Hot/chili sauce that varies in different regions.

Beverages


Name Image Region Type Description
Bia hơi List of Vietnamese dishes Beverage Fresh beer
Chanh muối List of Vietnamese dishes Beverage Salty limeade
Nước mía List of Vietnamese dishes Beverage Sugar cane juice often mixed with kumquat juice
Nước sâm Beverage Iced ginseng drink
Nước sắn dây hoa bưởi Beverage Made of kudzu and pomelo flower extract.
Rau má Beverage Iced pennywort juice often sweetened
Rượu cần List of Vietnamese dishes Tây Nguyên and Tây Bắc Beverage Rice wine
Rượu đế List of Vietnamese dishes Mekong Delta Beverage Rice liquor
Rượu thuốc List of Vietnamese dishes Beverage Medicinal liquor
Snake wine
rượu rắn
List of Vietnamese dishes Beverage
Egg soda
soda sữa hột gà
Beverage Iced soda with egg, sugar and milk
Soy milk
sữa đậu nành
List of Vietnamese dishes Beverage Beverage made from soybeans
Vietnamese iced coffee
cà phê sữa đá
List of Vietnamese dishes Beverage
Vietnamese lotus tea
trà sen, chè sen, or chè ướp sen
List of Vietnamese dishes Beverage A type of green tea produced in Vietnam that has been flavored with the scent of Nelumbo nucifera
Vietnamese tea
trà Việt
List of Vietnamese dishes Beverage Green tea, similar to Keemun and Yunnan, but more sweet
Vietnamese wine List of Vietnamese dishes Beverage

Unsorted


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See also


  • Vietnamese cuisine
  • List of Vietnamese culinary specialities
  • List of Vietnamese ingredients

References



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