Red bean porridge with beef - Chao dau do

By Helen Le Published: August 28, 2013

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Ready In: 5 hrs 50 mins

  • Yield: 4-6 Servings

A very nutritious kind of rice porridge. Best to kill a cold.

  • In a mortar and pestle, crush 2 shallots together with 1 tsp salt. Then add the fish sauce and pepper. Mix well.
  • In a pressure cooker, combine the beans, rice, water and beef. Bring to a boil over high heat. When it boils, lower the heat to medium and skim off the foam. Then add the above seasoning sauce and ginger. Cover the lid and cook for 25-30 minutes following the manual of your pressure cooker.
  • Ladle to a serving bowl. Garnish with chopped spring onion and cilantro, and some more pepper to taste.