Black bean is really good for your body. It is used like healthy and cheap food in every single Vietnamese family. There are many ways to cook with it like sweet soup, congee, cake, steamed sticky rice … Today, from many Easy Vietnamese Recipes, I will show the recipe for cooking Black Bean Congee (Cháo Đậu Xanh) to you guys.

Black Bean Congee Recipe (Cháo Đậu Đen)
Black Bean Congee (Cháo Đậu Đen)
Black bean is sweet and has many great benefits for your liver, lung and blood. In summer, eating black bean congee or its sweet soup is the best. You can help you change the boring ways when eating in hot days. It is also really fresh. So, now let us together discover how to cook Black Bean congee (Cháo đậu đen) which comes from many Easy Vietnamese Recipes, ok?


100g rice
50g sticky rice
100g black bean (good quality)
Sugar, salt


Step 1: Clean well black bean, rice, sticky rice in 2 – 3 times and soak in warm water about 2 – 4 hours. Then, pour them into clay pot and add water (in 3 times the amount of rice and beans).

Black Bean Congee Recipe (Cháo Đậu Đen)

Black Bean Congee Recipe (Cháo Đậu Đen)

Step 2: Cook with small heat in 15 minutes, turn off the heat and use wood chopstick to stir gently until it is soft and smooth. Season a little salt to suit your flavor. If you love sweet, you can add more sugar into pot.
Black Bean Congee Recipe (Cháo Đậu Đen)

Finally, you just finished one of stunning and Easy Vietnamese Recipes. It is not difficult for cooking, right? Together protect our loves’ health is the best way to show how much we love them. Hope you will satisfy with this recipe and good luck for your cooking.
Black Bean Congee Recipe (Cháo Đậu Đen)
Black Bean Congee  (Cháo Đậu Đen)

From Vietnamese Food Team.

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    Aneena 2015-02-25 02:06:38 Reply

    I love your photos out in the field, eseipcally the ones which include these hardworking ladies. Any idea what kind of income a typical tea picker earns? Also I was wondering if you had ever heard of any tourist tea farms in Taiwan where tourists can

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    Kentot 2015-03-01 12:27:58 Reply

    Naruwan,I have no idea how much they make. My best guess is somewhere aounrd 1500-2000 NTD per day.I don't know of any tourist tea farm. Sometimes, there are some tours that are organized by the local farmer's association. Maybe that's a place to ask

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    Qwenci 2015-03-03 18:33:06 Reply

    Thanks for your comments. And thank you Paul for your link. I see that you have potesd one new picture of Ali Shan tea pickers on your blog today. Great pictures in your blog, BTW! And that picker looks like she could be my great grand mother!

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