It will be a big miss if you come to Vietnam without trying “xoi”. Made from sticky rice, xoi has as many variants as you can imagine. “Xoi” is a very common food in Vietnam, and one can find it anywhere from the roadside vendors to luxuriously traditional restaurants. However, “xoi” is not “xoi” anymore when eating in an air-conditioned room with professional services. After all, “xoi” is still street food, which means that people should buy and enjoy it on the street! Here are the most popular types of Xoi in Vietnam.
Xoi xeo: sticky rice colored yellow, topped with fried onion and ground mung beans.
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Xoi ga: White sticky rice with steamed pieces of chicken
Xoi ngo: Sticky rice mixed with corn (choclo) and have a non-heavy texture.
Xoi lac: Sticky rice steamed with peanut
Xoi do den: Sticky rice with black beans
Xoi do xanh: Sticky rice with mung beans
Xoi vo: Sticky rice mixed with ground mung beans and in some cases, lotus seeds
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Xoi dua: Sticky rice with sliced coconut, sometimes added with sugar and seasame seeds
Xoi Gac: Sticky Rice with Bright Red Colour from Gac fruit
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