Tra Vinh is a city with lots of things to see and eat. There are the romantic Ao Bà Om or Ba Om Pond, lines of green old trees, a system of Khmer pagodas, Tra Vinh Khmer museum. Suong noodle soup, Nuoc leo noodle soup, Goat curry and rice in Tra Vinh, and many other delicious foods are worth trying.
There are hundreds of curry recipes in the world. In Tra Vinh, they love to eat rice with goat curry, cucumber and okra pickles. Restaurants serving steamed rice and curry dishes are popular on the streets of Tra Vinh.
How do they cook Goat curry and rice in Tra Vinh?
After washing and drying off goat meat, cut it into thin pieces. Marinate the meat with thin slices of shallots, gingers, garlic, turmeric powder, curry powder before cooking. Annatto powder is added to make the food more colorful.
To make cucumber pickles, they choose good cucumbers, harvest them. After 2 – 3 days, they wash the cucumbers, cut them into quarters, remove the seeds, cut into thick pieces. Remove two ends of okras after washing them. Mix ripen tamarind flesh, curry, sugar, turmeric powder and leave the mixture overnight. Blanch the cucumbers and okras, then mix them with the tamarind sauce, add carrots and white radishes.
Chili salt and lime are also served, diners can add them to the goat curry and pickles or use them to dip the goat.
Where to eat Goat curry and rice in Tra Vinh?
Quán Cơm Cà Ri Dê
Location: 195 Dien Bien Phu Street, Tra Vinh City, Tra Vinh Province.
Opening hours: 9:00 – 22:00.
Quán Cơm Cari Ja
Location: 159 Dien Bien Phu Street, Tra Vinh City, Tra Vinh Province;
Opening hours: 10:00 – 21:00.