Cambodia cuisine has various kinds of taste for tourists; make sure you will not miss 10 delicious street foods that are interesting things to do in Phnom Penh.
- Num Pang Paté
This food is very familiar with Baguettes originated from France. Num Pang Paté combines between Asian and Western taste to attract many tourists from all over the world. It varies in every corner of Phnom Penh, which visitors can find. Cambodia Discovery
Num Pang is special bread with pate, butter or mayonnaise sauce inside, bonus several slides of preserved green papaya, carrot, pork bologna and a little spicy pepper for its better taste.
- Nom Banh Chok noodle
Nom Banh Chok noodle is considered as “national Cambodian food”. Every morning, Cambodian people taste the dish that made from delicious rice with fish curry sauce along with lemongrass flavor, lemon slide and yellow turmeric.
If you have chance to travel to Phnom Penh, do not miss a hot bowl of Nom Banh Chok noodle with fresh vegetables, beansprouts, cucumbers and spicy peppers. Travel Indochina
- Num Plae Ai
Num Plae Ai is a lovely dessert, which is similar to floating cake of Vietnam. This dish made of bits of white sugar wrapped in glutinous rice flour and cooked by scalding in boiling water. It will be “bathed” in a caramel bowl with palm flavor. Above the surface, there are also some fresh delicious coconuts to taste yummier. Otherwise, you should eat slowly to taste every flavor of Num Plae Ai.
- Bai Sach Chrouk
Every eight o’clock in the morning, almost restaurants excite people with Bai Sach Chrouk as breakfast meal in every corner of Phnom Penh city. It is a simple kind of roast pork rice but wonderful. Beside a bowl of hot and glutinous rice, there is a plate of light charcuterie with coconut milk, tasty and brown grilled garlic, a few cucumbers and chilli sauce, which amaze people to have a perfect day because of this meal.
- Coconut milk
Coconut milk is a very popular and favorite drink for Cambodia people. The residents consider that they should drink one coconut milk every day to avoid cardiovascular disease, increase the beauty of skin and refresh. Drinking coconut milk could be one of the most special things to do in Phnom Penh.
- Fresh fruits
A range of colorful fruits in every crowd and busy streets in Phnom Penh would attract many tourists because of its beauty. More than that, the tastes of each fruits are very delicious and fresh: appetizing pineapples, yellow-ripened papaya, fresh watermelon and green guava, etc., which brings good health for those Cambodian citizens.
- Mi Char fried noodle
Mi Char fried noodle is a very familiar dish with students for breakfast or meeting. This meal can satisfy the toughest customers because of its delicious taste. Only consuming 5 minutes, soft noodles fry in a hot pan with beef, fried eggs and fresh vegetables, the cook will display it in a clean plate to serve customers and bonus a little pepper sauce to taste yummier.
- Nam Vang Noodle
Nam Vang Noodle was known as China food but it has been very popular and favorite for Cambodian residents. It made of big slides of noodle along with pork or beef flavored water. There are some fresh onions, beansprouts, fresh shrimps, bonus spicy pepper.
This dish is unforgettable one that any tourists should try when travelling to Phnom Penh.
- Cambodian Stuffed Pumpkin
Although Cambodian stuffed pumpkin is quite strange, it is very delicious and nourish for Cambodian people. After separating seeds from pumpkin, the cook stuffs a combination of eggs, sugar and coconut milk. Then the cook steams it in a half hour to be done to a turn. Finally, it is cut into several yellow lovely slides that attract foodies to eat and experience.
There are thousands of things to do in Phnom Penh; especially, 9 tasty street foods in Phnom Penh is an essential list to have a memorable trip in Phnom Penh land.