Banh Can – a popular cake in some provinces of South Central Vietnam such as Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan. This delicious litle dish originates from Cham ethnic minorities at Binh Thuan. The cake is made from a rice flour grilled on a special teracotta pan.
Nowadays, Banh Can is being usually served with a lots of toppings such as chicken eggs, quai eggs, squid, pork, shrimps, etc.
When eating Banh Can, a variety of tastes can be experiences: Fleshy taste of rice, fatty taste of eggs or salty taste of sauces used. Sour after star fruit or green mango and sweetness of sweet sauce. Vietnamese believe that Banh Can is not only delicious but also good for health when cooked without oil. The cake is eatten with a lot of vegetables like: mustard leaf, mint, balm mint, bazil, lettuce, fish leaf, …
To eat Banh Can you have to eat when it is still hot and what makes it delicious is the sauce. The sauce to eat Banh Can is also special. There are three kinds: fish sauce but come with sweet and sour taste, salty fish sauce, and peanut fish sauce. Each sauce will bring you different experience.
Where to eat Banh Can?
151 Hoang Van Thu Nha Trang
Co Tu 7A Thap Ba street Nha Trang
165 Nguyen Trai Nha Trang
Dat restaurant 106 Truong Dinh District 3 Ho Chi Minh
Phan Rang Stall 407 Le Van Luong District 7 Ho Chi Minh