Bánh Khọt is Vietnam’s BEST answer to mini savory pancakes! They’re light and delicate with a seriously crispy golden batter that you can hear as you bite. Enjoy them wrapped in fresh herbs and salad for an authentic experience that’ll take your straight to the food scene of Vietnam!
Why do people like Banh khot
Vietnamese banh khot is the combination of herbs and vegetables paired with the pancakes that are crispy and oily. The contrast of both flavors and textures is what really makes them delicious.
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Ingredients that go into Banh khot
- 1 package of banh khot flour mix, or 1.10 pounds (500 grams) of rice flour and 0.10 pounds (100 grams) of glutinous rice flour
- 1 can of coconut milk
- 1 1/2 cups of water
- 1/2 cup of hulled mung bean (they can be bought pre-hulled)
- 10 shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 clove of minced fresh chopped garlic
- 2 teaspoons of ground turmeric
- 3 spring onions, chopped (discard the white part)
- springs of coriander, chopped, for garnish
- fresh Vietnamese mint, chopped, for garnish
- mustard leaves, for wrapping
- romaine lettuce leaves, for wrapping
- fresh perilla and basil herb, for wrapping
- vegetable oil
- 1 teaspoon of salt
How to cook Banh khot
- In a bowl mix the two flours (or take the bag of banh khot flour) and add the coconut milk until it is a smooth paste.
- Add smaller amounts of the water at a time until fully mixed, then the turmeric, and half of the chopped green onion and salt.
- Wash and chop shrimp into smaller pieces and sauté quickly in a small amount of vegetable oil with with the chopped garlic and the rest of the spring onion and a dash of salt. Set aside.
- Pour a small amount of vegetable oil into each indentation of the banh khot pan and heat until beginning to sizzle.
- Add batter into each indentation until approximately 2/3 full, cover and cook for about 3- 5 minutes.
- Remove the cover and add one or two pieces of shrimp and a tablespoon of mung bean to each of the indentations, then re-cover.
- Cooking complete when the sides of the pancakes are crispy and batter has fully set. (Usually an additional 3-5 minutes, depending on heat of the stove.)
- Top each of the pancakes with some chopped coriander and mint and, if you have decided to make it, the dried shrimp topping.
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What can Banh khot be served together with
Serve with mustard leaves, romaine lettuce leaves and fresh perilla and basil for to create your own spring roll with each pancake, wrapping a banh khot in leaves and herbs, then dipping it into the fish sauce.
Other popular Vietnamese food
Besides Banh khot, there are other vietnamese food dishes that are highly popular in Singapore and around the world. Below is a list of some of the most mentioned ones:
Pho, Cha Ca, Banh Xeo, Cao Lau, Rau Muong, Nem Ran Cha Gio, Goi Cuon, Bun Bo Hue, Banh Khot, Ga Tan, Nom Hoa Chuoi, Hoa Qua Dam, Pho Cuon, Ga Nuong, Pho Xao, Ca Phe Trung, Bo La Lot, Xoi, Banh Cuon, Ca Tim Kho To, Bot Chien, Bun Dau Mam Tom, Banh Goi, Com Suon Nuong, Chao, Bo Luc Lac, Hat De Nong, Banh Uot thit nuong, Bun Cha, Banh Mi, Lau, Banh Bao, Com rang, Bo Bit Tet, Com Chay, Che, My Xao Bo, Dau Phu Sot Ca Chua, Canh Bun
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