Vietnamese Rice Pocket Recipe With Caramelised Onions & Chillies
Vietnamese style rice pockets are a wonderful way to capture the authentic way of cooking the rice in a banana leaf and steamed till it has got good flavour. The rice is also flavoured with some caramelised onions and fresh red chillies for a good hint of spiciness. You can serve it along with Vietnamese Chicken Curry.
Vietnamese Rice Pocket Recipe With Caramelised Onions & Chillies is a delicious way to add in extra flavour to your steamed rice. Parboiled rice are placed on a banana leaf and topped with some caramelised onions and chopped fresh red chillies.
Wrapping the rice in a banana leaf not only provides a nice fragrance to the dish but also has lot of benefits such as lowering the blood pressure level, to overcome pain and joint pain and to reduce any skin diseases.
Serve the Vietnamese Rice Pockets Recipe With Caramelised Onions & Chillies along with Chicken Mappas Recipe (Chicken in Coconut Milk Curry) and Vietnamese Vegetarian Spring Rolls to make a delicious meal for dinner.
If you are looking for more Vietnamese Recipes here are some :
- Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls Recipe
- Chicken And Shrimp Bánh Xèo Recipe (Vietnamese Stuffed Crepe)
- Vietnamese Rice Noodle Salad Recipe
- 1 cup Rice
- 100 grams Onion , sliced
- 2 Dry red chillies , sliced
- Cooking oil
How to make Vietnamese Rice Pocket Recipe With Caramelised Onions & Chillies
To begin making the Vietnamese Rice Pockets With Caramelised Onions & Chillies, pressure cook the rice with 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker for about 3 whistles.
Once done allow the pressure to release naturally, set aside. Keep the idli steamer over a medium heat with enough water below, for at least 5 minutes until the steam starts.
Meanwhile, heat a sauce pan with oil, add chopped onions and sprinkle little salt and saute till the onions turn golden brown and get caramelised. This will take at least 20 minutes to get done.
Now to make the pockets, cut out a square shaped piece of the banana leaf, add 1 ladle of cooked rice, top it up with some caramelised onions and chopped dry red chillies.
Fold the banana leaf to form a "Potli" or small "Packet", tie it securely with a thin thread. Place the Rice Pockets inside the idli steamer and steam the Vietnamese Rice Pockets With Caramelised Onions and Chillies for at least 5 minutes and serve.
Serve the Vietnamese Rice Pocket Recipe With Caramelised Onions & Chillies along with Chicken Mappas Recipe (Chicken in Coconut Milk Curry) and Vietnamese Vegetarian Spring Rolls to make a delicious meal for dinner.
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