Durian sticky rice: A Mekong Delta's specialty
Sticky rice is a popular and well-known dish among Vietnamese people. Sticky rice can be eaten with a variety of toppings depending on the region. One of the Mekong Delta's specialties is sticky rice cooked with durian.
The ingredients used to cook this sticky rice dish are quite simple, just glutinous rice, coconut milk and durian.
When the rice has been cooked, it is combined with coconut milk and a pinch of salt.
Durian paste is created by boiling coconut milk and then adding durian meat, and sugar. The sticky rice and durian paste will then be combined.
The final product is soft and has a distinct durian scent with a touch of coconut milk.
Green beans are sometimes added to the rice to increase the softness and fattiness of the meal.