With other expensive ingredients outside, you can grow Cẩm Tree at home and use its leaves for cooking one of stunning Vietnamese Dish Recipes. It is called Steamed Sticky Rice with Cẩm Leaves (Xôi Lá Cẩm). Here is the traditional ingredient in my country. The color of this leaves is really beautiful color – purple. You can add more grinded mung bean on face when eating. With this step, it can increase the true flavor of Cẩm Leaves.
So, are you ready to grow this amazing tree and cook one of stunning Vietnamese Dish Recipes like this one with us? It is not difficult for growing and cooking. You only need wait in 1 month and can harvest Cẩm Leaves. When you do want to cook, please follow our instructions below carefully.


1 bunch Cẩm leaves
500gr sticky rice
4 teaspoons coconut milk
50gr Roasted peanut
50gr Roasted sesame
Salt, sugar, and steaming stove.


Step 1: Clean carefully Cẩm leaves.

Step 2: Add into small pot, pour more water to cover the face of leaves. Cook to boil.
Step 3: Water will turn slowly to purple color. Filter to get water and pour away leaves. Clean carefully sticky rice with water in 2 – 3 times. Next, pour Cẩm water into sticky rice and wait through 1 night. Here is the important step to create the specific color for one of stunning Vietnamese Dish Recipes.
Step 4: Next day, bring sticky rice to steam in 20 minutes. Next, use wood chopsticks to stir well and add a little sugar into sticky rice. Then, continue to steam until it is soft and cooked.
Step 5: Smash well roasted peanut and sesame. Mix with a little salt and sugar.

Finally, your dish is ready to serve. When serving, scoop 1 – 2 spoons on plate; sprinkle a little mixture in step 5 on face. I bet you will satisfy with what you cook. Hope you love cooking this recipe with us and do not miss next Vietnamese Dish Recipes if you want to discover more interesting recipes from Vietnamese Food. Good Luck for your Cooking.

From Vietnamese Food Team.


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