There are many Khmer people living in An Giang province so that the rich cuisine of the province is influenced by Khmer cuisine. Cakes of Khmer people are delicious foods that travelers should not miss on their trip to the peaceful and peaceful An Giang. Ha nam can cake, Co am, cake and Khmer cow cake are the most popular cakes of Khmer people.
To make Ha nam can cake, they mix wheat flour, duck egg, and palm sugar into a cake mixture. They put thick aluminum pans with a diameter of 20 cm on fire. When the pan is hot, cover it with a thin layer of oil, then pour the cake mixture into the pan, sprinkle toasted sesame on top, and cover the lid. The cake will be ready after 5 minutes. The cake is as small as a human palm. It looks like a tiny yellow conical hat. The outside is crispy, the inside is tender, a little chewy, buttery. It tastes sweet and smells great.
Co am cake is made from rice flour and sugar. It is cooked like Ha nam can cake. While Ha nam can cake is yellow, Co am cake is white. It is lightly sweet and nongreasy.
Cow cake of Khmer people is made from wheat flour, yeast, coconut milk, tapioca starch, sesame. Make a mixture of wheat flour, yeast, and water. Put the mixture in a grill oven at 80 degrees Celsius or put it into a pot in boiling water for 3-3.5 hours. Cook the mixture with coconut milk, water, salt, sugar, and tapioca starch. Stir continuously until it is thickened. Add coconut water, sesame. Then pour the mixture into molds. Lids of molds should be heated before covering the lid. The cow cake is usually eaten with coconut milk sauce and toasted sesame.
Are you mouth-watering when reading about these delicious cakes? Do not miss the cakes on your trip to An Giang province. They will be the most beautiful memories in your life.
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