A Bitter Eggplant Yam (mixture)

Yam Mak Kheua Khuen

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Traditional Recipes of Laos

By Phia Sing

Published 1981

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Ingredients

  • 10 bitter round eggplants (mak kheua khuen)—choose only the fresh, crunchy ones, put them in a large bowl and use your hands to separate their cores and seeds and to break what is left into small pieces, then soak these pieces in water with (

Method

Put the boiled minced pork in a mortar and pound it finely. Then pound and stir into it the kheuang horn. Add meat broth, just enough to produce a thick mixture. Add this to the bowl in which the eggplants have been processed, and mix in the chopped lemon grass and spring onions and the sliced garlic. Sprinkle with salt, fish sauce and the ground sesame seeds. Taste, and