Cambodian cuisine has a history in cuisine and has a large variety of foods and influences. It is now coming to light beyond the borders of the countries and the world knowing them. It is the only country where you can experience its dishes only in this country itself.
Nom Banh Chok: Khmer Noodles
Nom Banh Chok is one of the favorite dishes from Cambodia for people around the world. It is sometimes called “Khmer Noodles” in English. It is typically breakfast food. You can see women selling a basket of fresh Noodles with an insufficient balance on their shoulders in the early morning.
It is a dish that consists of Noodles made with a pound of rice; fish-based green curry is added on the top made from fingerroot ginger, lemongrass, garlic, and turmeric, as for toppings, fresh cucumbers, Long beans, edible flowers, wild leaves, and banana flowers. It is served with a sweet sauce made from palm sugar and peanuts.
Bok prop pgnon
Bok means “smashed,” which refers to preparing food involving ingredients in a large wooden vessel. Pgnon is a bitter pea eggplant that is small and is grown wild in Cambodia.
In this dish, they are grilled and mixed with garlic, chilies, shallots, and a little sugar to take out the edginess of the bitter flavor. The dish contains types of fish; it doesn’t matter if it’s smoked or prahok. It can also be made without it. The dip made from eggplant is served along with some local dishes and fresh vegetables.
Sngor chruak sach trei
This dish is also known as sour fish soup. In Cambodian cuisine, soup is the main element. They say without the soup, the meal is incomplete. Sngor is known as a soup that is simple and highly versatile. The fish is seasoned with lime juice and garlic, making the soup served with herbs found in locals, including Asian essential and saw leaf coriander. Straw Mushrooms and shredded green mango are also used, but it isn’t a critical ingredient.
The Cham people are Muslim ethnic minorities in Cambodia. Their food plate consists of eschewed pork, one of the main ingredients and wisely used in Cambodian dishes instead of beef.
Beef saraman curry is one of the most popular dishes in the country and among the Cham people. It is a Cham-inspired dish as it is sensational. The curry is braised with peanuts, and it is usually served with a sliced baguette.