Young sticky rice flakes – delicacy of Hanoi’s autumn

11:44 | 25/10/2018
Me Tri village in Nam Tu Liem district, Hanoi, has made young sticky rice flakes for over a century, helping this specialty become a characteristic of the capital city once the autumn comes.
young sticky rice flakes delicacy of hanois autumn
Young sticky rice is the ingredient of this delicacy
young sticky rice flakes delicacy of hanois autumn
Me Tri villagers produce young sticky rice flakes in two rice harvest seasons each year, from the second to the fourth lunar months and from the seventh to the 10th lunar months
young sticky rice flakes delicacy of hanois autumn
Fifty families in Me Tri earn their living from making the Hanoi delicacy at present
young sticky rice flakes delicacy of hanois autumn
Plucking grains off the ears is the first step to make rice flakes
young sticky rice flakes delicacy of hanois autumn
Most people in Me Tri village have now used machine to make rice flakes, and only few produce by hand
young sticky rice flakes delicacy of hanois autumn
Young sticky rice is spread on a yard to dry
young sticky rice flakes delicacy of hanois autumn
Unhusked rice is then washed and prepared to be roasted
young sticky rice flakes delicacy of hanois autumn
Local residents said in the peak season, their whole families join hands in making rice flakes, and they have to work continuously from 4am to 10pm
young sticky rice flakes delicacy of hanois autumn
Rice is roasted over a small fire and stirred constantly
young sticky rice flakes delicacy of hanois autumn
Once the green grains become white, release fragrance and easy to be husked, it is the end of the roasting step
young sticky rice flakes delicacy of hanois autumn
After rice is husked, it will be pounded
young sticky rice flakes delicacy of hanois autumn
The last step is to sift the pounded rice, and people can only have the finished product after rice is sifted for three times
young sticky rice flakes delicacy of hanois autumn
Young sticky rice flakes are wrapped in lotus leaves to keep their softness and fragrance
young sticky rice flakes delicacy of hanois autumn
The specialty is sold at 160,000 – 180,000 VND (6.9 – 7.7 USD) per kg in Me Tri village

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