Banh Cuon (Fresh Rice Paper Roll) - Vietnamese Food

Banh Cuon (Fresh Rice Paper Roll) is made from rice batter. The cook will pour rice batter on a smooth flat membrane which is put on top of a boiler. The steam heated from underneath will cook the batter and a thin rice paper is formed. The rice paper then is used for wrapping fillings composed of stir-fried minced pork and chopped woodear. There you have a Banh Cuon.

 Rice batter
Rice batter

 

The batter is spread on a membrane with boiling water underneath
The batter is spread on a membrane with boiling water underneath

 

Rice paper is formed by heated steam
Rice paper is formed by heated steam

 

Rice paper is used for wrapping fillings
Rice paper is used for wrapping fillings

 

Banh Cuon with minced pork and chopped woodears
Banh Cuon with minced pork and chopped woodears

 

There are different types of dipping sauce for Banh Cuon
There are different types of dipping sauce for Banh Cuon depending on the types of Banh Cuon

 

Banh cuon (fresh rice paper roll)
Banh cuon (fresh rice paper roll)