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Banana with coconut – Tien Giang | Famous specialty of Tien Giang Province

Banana is one of the famous fruits in Tien Giang. When ripe, it can be processed into many different delicious dishes. Banana with coconut is a famous flavor of this land and is also a specialty of Tien Giang that diners cannot miss when traveling.


Banana with coconut in Tien Giang attracts tourists

People often choose green porcelain bananas, which are old but round and retain their toughness. After the banana is boiled, it is mixed with grated coconut, a type of siamese coconut with a layer of sweet rice, seasoned with spices and then pounded. When the mixture has thickened, pour it on a plate and sprinkle with peanuts and enjoy.

Thought it was a sweet treat, but I thought it was strange how to eat here. Eat bananas with coconut and raw vegetables and then dip them in chili garlic fish sauce, a unique flavor that will make you remember forever.

  •  Address : Coconut bananas are often sold at local markets or you can buy them at Cai Be floating market. | Discovering the Vietnam

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