If you ask any of the gourmets in Saigon about the city's signature dishes, the dried beef with papaya salad is always on this list. Nestled in an old house on Nguyen Van Thu Street, District 1 has a dry salad bar that has been connected for many years.
This is a favorite dish of many people.
According to his daughter Nam, he started selling as a teenager. Previously, he sold on the sidewalk Dinh Tien Hoang Street but only a normal stroller, "from 1975 to move to this place to sell until now," said Van, his daughter said.
"Due to his high age and weakness, my father stopped selling for about two years," Van said.
Those who eat dried beef here are hard to forget the crunch of paprika fiber that is always fresh green. According to Miss Van, in spite of being the papaya salad with dry cows, papaya is the soul of the food.
Dried beef with papaya salad is a famous snack in the land of Saigon
Pomegranate must be green, just hold the handle. If you choose not careful, hit the left ripe fruit when the water will be stagnant. After being bought, the papaya is peeled, the fiber is then processed according to the secret to be brittle and tough but not soft long.
Dry in the dish are two types of dry cows and spleen, made by the owner himself, fat, fragrant and slightly longer. The slices are cut into pieces and seasoned. After filleting and dried up, sprinkle with a little peanut, herbs and no dehydrated vinegar and water from dry cow.
The main ingredients include pureed papaya, added with less peanuts, herbs and especially dried beef
Dried papaya salad is more than delicious in the water mixed salad. Each place will have a way to mix to create their own style. Mr. Nam's wines are directly sprayed into the dishes in turn the vinegar, dried beef and chilli sauce. Water is crushed, before eating, diners have to mix the ingredients soaked.
Fold a chopstick, dry and a few papaya fibers and slowly into the mouth, you will feel full of sour, spicy, salty and sweet. After you finish eating, you can call a cup of sugar cane juice at 5,000 dong for refreshment.
See the eye-catching dried beef with papaya salad with colorful colors
The space of the restaurant lies in a courtyard in an old, spacious and airy house, with free parking. The diners will sit on the plastic table without fear of sticky dust because the seat is far from the road.