Mushrooms Steamed in Banana Leaf Packets

Mawk Hed Kaen

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Traditional Recipes of Laos

By Phia Sing

Published 1981

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Ingredients

  • 2 soupbowlfuls (i.e. individual Chinese soupbowls, holding one pint each) of hed kaen (a kind of mushroom)—cut off their roots, then put

Method

Mix thoroughly the minced and pounded ingredients in a small bowl. Then add the mushrooms, salt and fish sauce and mix thoroughly together. Taste and check the saltiness.

Put the prepared mixture in a wrapping of pieces of banana leaf and secure the packages with bamboo or coconut-stem pins. Steam in a steamer. When cooked, tran