Che troi nuoc (Rice balls sweet soup)
In winter, people love to enjoy a bowl of sweet soup, which warm the body up and wake up all senses. And, rice balls sweet soup holds in it that warm sweetness.
The white balls made of the glutinous rice flour embracing the mashed green beans are put in a pot of boiling water and boiled until they float on the surface. The integral part, sometimes, is replaced with black sesame. The rice balls are dipped in thick, clear and brown liquid made from brown sugar, water, tapioca flour and indispensable ingredient- ginger root. In many medical documents, ginger is consider as a folk remedy for common cold, flu and cough. The aroma of ginger along with the fragrance of rice flour and brown sugar will surely make you take a deep sniff.
Che khoai mon (Taro sweet soup)
Che khoai mon has become favorite dishes in winter. To make this sweet soup delicious, taro must be cooked to be soft. The dense of cassava powder and the aroma of coconut milk will make the soup nutty, fatty and fragrant. For a delicious bowl of corn sweet soup, corn must be also cooked to be soft and served with the leathery taste of small pearls and coconut milk.
Che com (Green rice flake sweet soup)
Apart from serving green rice flakes with banana, people also use this ingredient to make many dishes such as green rice flake pies, green rice flake cake and steamed glutinous rice with green rice flake.
To enjoy this delicious dish, you should travel to markets with many small stores of sweet soup in Ha Noi. You can enjoy it at Thanh Cong market with reasonable price.
Che san (Cassava sweet soup)
Che san is always indispensable dish during the cold days for many Hanoians. Each piece of cassava is sliced into a medium square and then cooked with brown sugar, ginger until it turns to yellowish-brown and aromatic. The pieces of cassava blended with the hot flavor of ginger and coconut milk. A bowl of hot cassava sweet soup costs about 10,000 VND.
Xoi che (Sticky rice with sweet soup)
Xoi che is a mixture of yellow sticky rice (Xoi) and ginger sweet soup (Che). Xoi is a sweet or savory Vietnamese dish including glutinous rice as the main feature and other attached ingredients. Che is yellowish-brown gruel made of ginger, cane sugar and mixed with mung beans.
Che dau den (Black bean sweet soup)
Che dau den is one of the more popular sweet soup, especially in northern Vietnam. The dish is a combination of the tasty flavor of black beans, the sweet from cane sugar and vanilla. It is served with ice, jelly and coconut cream.