Vietnamese at least once listen to the song: "Who is standing in the charming posture of a coconut tree Her hair is flying in the breeze?"
Steamed coconut rice in Ben Tre
The name of Can Tho is associated with the image of coconut trees. Due to the abundant of coconut trees, people in Can Tho have created a list of delicious dished made from coconut, among which steamed coconut rice is the most famous. It is not difficult to make steamed coconut rice. After choosing the high quality rice and coconut, people will use a sharp knife to cut the top of a coconut to take out the coconut water. Then, people will pour a moderate amount of rice and coconut water into the coconut. Finally, the coconut will be steamed in boiled water for one hour. Steamed coconut rice is sweet, aromatic and buttery. It is often served with roasted shrimps. The sweet and soft flavor of coconut rice goes along with the salty and crispy flavor of roasted shrimps is such a perfect combination. Coming to the land of coconut trees, don’t ever miss tasting steamed coconut rice as it will become your unforgettable experience.