The origin of the dish
In Vietnam, Pha Lau is one of the favorite names in the “Top delicious dishes of street food”. The reason why it is loved by many gourmets is because of its unique and delicious taste that is hard to resist. Pha Lau is a dish of the Tieu people (Vietnamese people of Chaozhou origin) made from animal organs.
People often tell each other a story that, the Tieu people are afraid of wasting food, so they take advantage of the extra organs and meat to make this delicious “break Lau” dish. They let the leftovers marinate together with five spices and other ingredients, then braise for many hours to absorb the flavor.
Since its appearance in Saigon, Pha Lau has quickly become one of the famous street “specialties” that you can easily find in Chinese markets. Especially in the area of District 5, District 6 and Cho Lon area, there are many shops selling this dish.
This place is for those of you who love the inherent traditional flavor of Pha Lau with the correct cooking method of the Tieu people. For many people today, breaking Lau is often using beef or pork intestines combined with the way to cook water to suit the taste of Vietnamese people. Pha Lau can be served with bread, vermicelli, cilantro and a little fish sauce.
Pha Lau – star in Saigon street food village
Pha Lau over time has been modified more or less, but still occupies the love of Chinese food lovers, this delicious dish cannot be ignored. Coming to the Chinese market, you can easily see the stalls lurking in a small corner of the street.
Pha Lau is an easy dish to eat at any time, rich in flavor, not fishy in heart, fragrant with coconut water. Biting the piece of heart feels crispy, spicy and spicy, it is really heartwarming on sudden rainy Saigon days like this. A portion of curd is put in a small porcelain bowl, adding a loaf of bread and a cup of sweet and savory dipping sauce is the perfect trio.
Pha Lau is also broken into many different dishes such as boiled, grilled, fried with tamarind (water spinach), broken rice or noodles, etc. But the most popular is still the traditional one. Traditionally eaten with bread, a small bowl of jasmine with a little more round dipping sauce is enough to satisfy your cravings.
The portion is just enough for one person to eat, you can both enjoy and chat with friends. This will always be a dish that when it comes to Saigon street food, people will immediately think of it. Pha Lau is sold at an affordable price ranging from 15,000 – 30,000 VND/piece.
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