Category Archives: Side Dish

  • Steamed Rice Cake

    Posted on February 10, 2017 by admin in Desserts/Sweets, Side Dish, Vegetarian.

    This is something that my mom use to make when I was younger. Ingredients: 2 cups glutinous rice flour (important that it is glutinous for it to rise) 1/3 cup sugar powder or as needed 2 cup water 2 teaspoons instant yeast 2 tablespoons warm water 1/2 teaspoon baking powder You will also need: A rice steamer […]

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  • Scraped cucumber

    Posted on May 7, 2015 by admin in Desserts/Sweets, Side Dish, Vegetarian.

    This Hmong dish is just as it sounds and is fairly easy to make once you get the hang of scrapping the cucumber. My mother loves this and eats it a lot during the summer through late fall. She uses Hmong cucumber which has a slightly lemony taste. My wife and kids also love it […]

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  • Thai Pepper with fish sauce

    Posted on May 7, 2015 by admin in Side Dish.

    Thai peppers with fish sauce is exactly as it sounds. Super easy to make but goes well with a lot of things. It’ s the perfect condiment at the dinner table if you like spicy. A spoonful to anything on your plate (or bowl) to instantly spice it up. You can also use it as […]

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  • Sweet Sour sauce

    Posted on May 7, 2015 by admin in Side Dish.

    Like the peanut sauce, this sauce is also good with egg rolls and steamed rice roll. My kids like this one better because it is sweet. If I have time, I usually make a mild version for the kids and a spicy hot version for myself. One Thai pepper goes a long way so I […]

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  • Peanut Sauce

    Posted on May 7, 2015 by admin in Side Dish.

    Peanut sauce is something that we almost always make and eat with egg rolls. It is a nice blend of spicy, sour, salty with peanut taste. My mother like to make a version of it when she eats Fawm Kauv – Steamed rice rolls. Personally I don’t have a set preference when it comes to consistency. […]

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  • Tomato with Thai Pepper (side dish)

    Posted on May 4, 2012 by admin in Side Dish.

    I serve this as a side to almost all of my Hmong meals. The fantastic blend of sweet tomatoes, spicy peppers and pungent green onion and cilantro is a great dipping sauce for meat whether it is grilled, boiled or fried. Ingredients 3 medium tomatoes 3 fresh jalepenos 2 cups water 3 fresh or frozen […]

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  • Cilantro & Green Onion Peppers

    Posted on April 23, 2012 by admin in recipes, Side Dish.

    Just like the title says, Cilantro and Green Onion. This is perhaps one of my favorite and simple to make. It is also the base for making other variations of spicy sides. Additional ingredients range from baked mushroom to bamboo to boiled down eggplants and Tomato. Instructions Using a Mortar and pestle you will add […]

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