One of my favor Vietnamese Dessert Recipes is Steamed Red Sticky Rice with Mung Bean (Xôi Gấc Đậu Xanh). For me, it is the best combination. If you have a chance to taste it, I bet you will never forget it. Gac Fruit has many other names such as baby jackfruit, sweet gourd or cochinchin gourd. This dish is usually served at many special occasions as Engagements, Weddings and even in Lunar New Year. If you love Vietnamese Food, this is one of dishes you should not miss.
Steamed Red Sticky Rice with Mung Bean (Xôi Gấc Đậu Xanh)
Gac Fruit also has many benefits. It is not only good for eyes and skin, but also good to prevent breast cancer. If you want to cook one of amazing Vietnamese Dessert Recipes, please follow our instructions carefully.


250gr Sticky rice
1 Gac fruit
100ml White wine
100gr Mung Bean (No cover)
80gr Sugar.


Step 1: Clean sticky rice in 3 times. Then, soak into water about 8 – 10 hours.

Step 2: Cut haft Gac fruit, use a spoon to scoop all meat and gac seeds into a clear bowl. Then, add more white wine into bowl and use your hand again to crush. Stir well. (mixture A).
Step 3: Mix sticky rice + mixture A together. Use chopsticks to mix regularly. Then, bring to steam about 30 – 45 minutes with medium heat or until sticky rice becomes soft.

Step 4: Soak Mung Bean into cold water about 3 – 4 hours. Then, bring to steam until it becomes soft. Next, use spoon to crush it. Mix Mung Bean with 40gr sugar together. Please make sure to cook exactly right this step to make one of Vietnamese Dessert Recipes like this dish more delicious.

Step 5: When sticky rice is still hot, add 40gr sugar left into and mix well.

Finally, your dish is ready to serve. Using 2 small circle moulds to present this dessert. You can look the photo to know how to present it. How it is amazing, right? Hope you like it and do not miss our next spectacular dishes about Vietnamese Dessert Recipes tomorrow. Good Luck for your cooking.

From Vietnamese Food Team.

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