Ginger Flower Grilled in Banana Leaf

Kanab Dok Khing

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Traditional Recipes of Laos

By Phia Sing

Published 1981

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Ingredients

  • 1 ginger flower—wash it and separate the petals
  • a piece of three-layer pork, washed, minced and mixed with ground black pepper
  • 3 fresh chilli peppers, these three ingredients to be chopped and then pounded together to make the kheuang hom
  • 2 stalks of lemon grass, these three ingredients to be chopped and then pounded together to make the kheuang hom
  • 3 (small) shallots, these three ingredients to be chopped and then pounded together to make the kheuang hom
  • chopped spring onion leaves
  • fish sauce and salt

    Method

    Mix together thoroughly the kheuang horn, the minced pork and the ginger flower petals. Add fish sauce and salt. Taste and check the saltiness. Then put in the chopped spring onion leaves, and mix all together.

    Put the mixture on pieces of banana leaf, wrap it up and cook the package over a charcoal fire. When it is cooked transfer the contents to a platter. Serve it with any kind of Keng phak (Vegetable soup).