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Dalat’s authentic dishes

Having a wide selection of authentic dishes made up with many fresh ingredients, Dalat is a must-visit destination for those who want to make a stunning food tour in Vietnam. Stick to Dalat street food to experience the simple yet mouthwatering dishes.

Nem nướng (grilled spring rolls)

Nem nuong at Ba Hung Restaurant
Nem nuong at Ba Hung Restaurant-source:

Nem nuong, which is one of the most famous dishes in Dalat city, is quite different on ingredients from the ones you can find in other areas in Vietnam. Nem nuong in Dalat is made up of a variety of different ingredients such as: sour maker, sauce, rice paper, nem together with a large number of fresh herbs (including mint, chives, sweet basil and perilla leaf). Before being dipped in a thick peanut sauce, all the ingredients will be rolled up in one rice paper. You will immediately realize a brilliant balance of colors, flavors and texture right after putting a spring roll into your mouth. You can enjoy this dish at the most famous restaurant of Ba Hung Restaurant as well as at some other famous food stalls, for around 30,000 VND (1.50 USD). North Vietnam tours packages

Bánh tráng nướng (grilled girdle-cake)

Banh trang nuong
Banh trang nuong-source:

Can be spotted at every corner of Dalat, banh trang nuong is a large sheet of rice paper grilled over topless coals and overtopped with many kinds of delightful goodies. This dish features various ingredients such as: dried beef, fried tiny shrimps, chopped meat, eggs and spring onions with the dish side of chili sauce. While being cooked, they will roll it up with all of the ingredients inside. You can enjoy the cake for only 7000 VND- 8000 VND per one.

Cha Ram Bap

Cha ram bap
Cha ram bap-source:

Being a crispy and fried sweet corn with rice paper roll, cha ram bap is one of the most famous dishes in Dalat. Before being dipped into sweet and spicy sauce, a rice paper with a mixture of dried baby prawns and eggs is barbecued. When waiting for the delicious dish, you will be served beforehand some fresh fruits like carrots and cucumber and herbs which are eaten with Cha ram bap. Head for the food stalls along Nguyen Cong Tru Street to enjoy this dish for only 20,000 VND per one.

Bánh Ướt Gà (wet chicken cake)

Wet chicken cake
Wet chicken cake-source:

Served with chicken and chicken hearts, banh uot ga (wet chicken cake) is very exotic and tasty thanks to the harmonious combination of plastic bread, chicken soft with crispy and sweet chicken heart. These wet cake stalls on Tang Bat Ho Street, near Dalat market where you can wet chicken cake from 30,000 VND to 60,000 VND is highly recommended for your visit. Tours to Indochina

Mì Quảng (Quang Noodles)

Quang noodles
Quang noodles-source:

Can be eaten as a soup or a dry dish, Mi Quang is a type of noodle made from rice flour. Although it might remind you of Mi Quang in Danang, there is a little difference here on its way up from the coast to the mountains. Not only being served with more gravy and herbs, Mi Quang in Dalat with the gigantic pig’s trotter which is always overcooked until the fat and meat are so tender that you can feel it melt in your mouth is a must-eat dish.  Moreover, instead of the thick yellow noodles used in the coast, Mi Quang in Dalat which is replaced with thin white ones, costs about 30,000 VND.

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