Haricot Bean Pudding

Chè Dậu Ván

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Songs of Sapa

By Luke Nguyen

Published 2009

  • About

CHE ARE SWEET DESSERTS MADE FROM VARIOUS COMBINATIONS OF TAPIOCA PEARLS, BEANS, PANDAN LEAF, JELLIES, CONDENSED MILK AND SHAVED ICE. VIETNAMESE PEOPLE LOVE SWEET FLAVOURS, BUT THEY RARELY FINISH A MEAL WITH A SWEET DESSERT, INSTEAD PREFERRING TO EAT SOME FRESH FRUIT TO CLEANSE THE PALATE AND HELP WITH DIGESTION. IN VIETNAM, CHE ARE EATEN AS A SWEET SNACK, AND CHE STALLS ARE FOUND ON MOST STREET CORNERS.

I’VE USED HARICOT BEANS HERE, ALSO KNOWN AS BOSTON OR NAVY BEANS. WHEN PR