Com chay (burned rice) is a straightforward however very crispy and yummy dish of Ninh Binh province. It is among the most well-known meals in Ninh Binh.
Com Chay doesn't imply the burn rice on the backside of the pot. Com Chay is made out of rice, pork, fried beef and vegetables, together with onion, dried mushrooms and tomatoes. After throughly cooking, rice is positioned in skinny, circle shapes and left to chill and dry. Then, slice of steamed rice are fried in scorching pan till they flip yellow and crisp.
Along with principal ingredient, steamed rice, are beef, pig’s coronary heart or kidney, some greens like mushroom, tomato, carrot and spices resembling fish sauce, pepper, pink chili, onion, salt.
When the shoppers order Com Chay, the dried rice shapes is fried with sesame oil till crisp, fragrant and scorching. In the meantime, coronary heart, kidney of pork usually or tender beef, marinated in spices, are stir-fired with greens after which poured into th fried rice. That’s it, however you're going to get an unforgettable tastes of it.
The dish is finest served with goat meat and Kim Son wine. Every bowl of com chay is ideal mixture of the crispness of yellow burned rice, greasy style of meat and the freshness of greens that get up guests‘ style.