Highlight street foods in Phnom Penh

Hanoi- capital city of Vietnam is famous for street foods and beverages. Like Hanoi, Phnom Penh- capital city of Cambodia also has many highlight street foods. Today we will make a list of ten highlight street foods in Phnom Penh together. Indochina travel Cambodia

Num Pang bread in Phnom Penh

Like Vietnam, Cambodia is also influenced by French Cuisines, bread is one of the most popular and typical food of Cambodia. Num Pang is a famous street food in Phnom Penh. When you see bread with butter, pate, sauce, chili, salad, some pieces of carrot or papaya with meat and aromatic herbs inside, it is Num Pang. Num Pang is convenient for you to eat. You can eat Num Pang when moving or sitting in front of an eating table for breakfast. Vietnamese tourists are so familiar with the food named Num Pang. Tourists can see Num Pang in any street. Kandal market on the road No.5  is an ideal address for you to taste Num Pang.

Num Pang bread- Popular breakfast in Cambodia

Num Pang bread- Popular breakfast in Cambodia-source: https://www.vietravel.com/

Nom Banh Chok noodle

It is the second highlight food. It is “national food” of Cambodian people. Nom Banh Chok noodle is eaten by residents in Cambodia every morning. Nom Banh Chok is made from special fermented rice, and then soused with fish-curry-sauce. You will smell aroma of lemongrass, lemon leaves and turmeric mixed into fish-curry-sauce. On streets in Phnom Penh, you can meet hawkers who sell Num Banh Chok noodles with a big pot of fragrant curry sauce and fresh veggies that are used for eating with noodles. Don’t forget to try eating a bowl of these special noodles with a small basket of cucumber slices, bean sprouts and chili sauce. You should come to Russian market on the road No. 440 to get the best bowl of Nom Banh Chok noodle.

Nom Banh Chok- Highlight food that you should taste when traveling to Phnom Penh

Nom Banh Chok- Highlight food that you should taste when traveling to Phnom Penh-source: http://dulichvietnam360.com/

Bai Sach Chrouk

In fact, Bai Sach Choruk includes white rice and pork. You can order this dish for your breakfast. This dish is easy to cook but it is regarded as the most delicious dish in Phnom Penh as Cambodia. Pork is cut into thin slices and people make grilled pork by putting pork slices on ember in order to keep delicious flavor of pork. Sometimes, pork slices can be marinated with pineapple juice or finely chopped garlic. You will never find 2 plates of Bai Sach Choruk with the same way of processing. Each plate of Bai Sach Choruk includes grilled pork, white rice, fresh cucumber slices that are pickled into Daikon radish with some ginger slices. Moreover, you will be given a bowl of chicken soup with green onion slices and fried onion inside. Cambodia travel packages

Bai Sach Choruk in Phnom Penh

Bai Sach Choruk in Phnom Penh-source: http://news.zing.vn/

Bai Sach Choruk in is similar to Broken Rice (Com Tam) of Vietnam. If you travel to Phnom Penh and Vietnam, you should not pass the chance of tasting 2 these highlight dishes. You should walk to Kandal market on the road No.5 in Phnom Penh and try eating this dish.

Broken Rice (Com Tam) of Vietnam

Broken Rice (Com Tam) of Vietnam-source: https://www.ivivu.com/

Num Plae Ai

This lovely dish is similar to Banh Troi in Vietnam. Num Plae Ai is made from finely milled rice flour, molded into a round shape with sugar inside and then it is parboiled. Cooked rice cakes are dipped into a bowl of caramel and then this cake will be decorated by some yarn of fresh coconut above. You should spend time to taste Num Plae Ai slowly. You can have good Num Plae Ai on the road named 258 and Sisowath Quay in Phnom Penh.

Num Plae Ai One often highlight street foods in Phnom Penh

Num Plae Ai One often highlight street foods in Phnom Penh -source: http://thieunien.vn/

Mi Char fried noodle

Mi Char is familiar to students in Cambodia after stress lessons at school. You can see Mi Char in any street in Phnom Penh. Mi Char can make grumpy customers satisfied. Only in 5 minutes, the chef will finish Mi Char dish for you. Noodles are put in the pan and fried with beef. Fried eggs and aromatic veggies like cilantro, mint leaves, marjoram, lettuce and some other kinds of vegetable are displayed on the plate and you can enjoy your meal with Mi Char fried noodle. You can add a bit chili sauce into Mi char so that this dish will be more delicious. Center market on the road 53 in Phnom Penh is a good place to taste Mi Char.

Mi Char fried noodle

Mi Char fried noodle-source: http://news.zing.vn/

Phnom Penh clear rice noodle soup

Phnom Penh clear rice noodle soup is a highlight food. It is derived from Chinese. It is regarded as a perfect breakfast in Cambodia. Noodles are made from white rice. Noodles, beef or pork broth, onion slices, bean sprouts, chives, fresh shrimp are mixed with chili sauce make a perfect taste for this noodle soup. Phnom Penh clear rice noodle soup is a special food that no one can ignore when travelling to here. You can go along Pencil road on Sisowath Quay road to get this highlight food in Phnom Penh.

Phnom Penh clear rice noodle soup- it is hard for you to refuse tasting Phnom Penh noodle

Phnom Penh clear rice noodle soup- it is hard for you to refuse tasting Phnom Penh noodle-source: https://cuuhocsinhphuyencom.wordpress.com/

Lemongrass steamed oysters Ngeav Chamboy

On mobile stalls of hawkers on streets in Phnom Penh, there are many pots of oysters steamed with chili, lemon leaves and lime leaves. This smell attracts us in night. Don’t miss the chance of trying lemongrass steamed oysters Ngeav Chamboy in Phnom Penh and drinking cold beer to enjoy this specialty food in this tropical city. The road No.13 is full of Lemongrass steamed oysters Ngeav Chamboy.

Lemongrass steamed oysters Ngeav Chamboy

Lemongrass steamed oysters Ngeav Chamboy-source: http://biquyetkhoedep.com.vn/

Num Sang Khya l‘peou (pumpkin stuffed eggs yolks)

This is a strange dish to tourists. It is delicious and nutritious. Chef will get rid of pumpkin’s seeds and then pumpkin is stuffed with mixture of coconut fruit, sugar and egg yolks. After that pumpkin will be steamed. Waiting until finishing cooking pumpkin, we can taste this highlight food then. I’m sure that you will be persuaded by this dish because it is not only eye-catching but also tasty. Orussei market on the road No.182 in Phnom Penh is the heaven of Num Sang Khya l‘peou (pumpkin stuffed egg yolks).

The attraction of Num Sang Khya l‘peou

The attraction of Num Sang Khya l‘peou-source: http://biquyetkhoedep.com.vn/

Coconut juice

You can easily find out a coconut for yourself in Phnom Penh. Coconut juice is good for your health. Moreover, coconut juice is also main cooking material for foods in Cambodia. You can go to Sihanouk Boulevard and the road No. 51 to drink coconut juice. Cruises from Saigon to Phnom Penh

Coconut juice- Good drink for everyone

Coconut juice- Good drink for everyone-source: http://danviet.vn/

Fresh fruits

Like Vietnam, Cambodia is also a tropical country so there are many kinds of fruits in this country are waiting for you to taste. Fresh fruits in Phnom Penh are diversity. Vietnam has papayas, pineapples, guavas, watermelons, mangoes, dragon fruits and many other fruits. So Cambodia does. You will have chance to taste many kinds of fruits in heaven fruits like Cambodia. So it is easy for you to see fresh fruits displayed along the roads in Phnom Penh. Highlight address of fresh fruits is on the road No.258 and Sisowath Quay road.

Lychee, orange, dragon fruit, bananas… in fruit market in Phnom Penh

Lychee, orange, dragon fruit, bananas… in fruit market in Phnom Penh-source:
http://dulich.vnexpress.net/

In general, highlight street foods in here are similar to street foods in Vietnam. Cambodian people have snaking habits so Phnom Penh- capital city of Cambodia has so many highlight street foods that attract tourists in all over the world. Are you making plan to travel to Phnom Penh? Don’t forget to spend time tasting all highlight street foods  I just want to say that Phnom Penh street foods are great.

See more:

Travel Lovers

Related Blog

There are several accommodations in Siem Reap you can consider, and most of them have developed beyond our recognition in the past few years. Now the region has over 500 inns, lodges, and hotels in which we’re sure that you can find a few of…

Continue Reading >

“Longyi” – a sarong-like garment is an essential part of traditional clothes in Myanmar when both men and women wear it at many special occasions. If visiting Yangon city, you’re likely to see most of Burmese people dressed in this piece of cloth even than…

Continue Reading >

Like other Asian countries, rice plays the most important role in the food security of Laos. Particularly, sticky rice, also known as Khao niew is regarded as the traditional culinary that is mostly favored by locals due to its great flavor. However, be aware of…

Continue Reading >

You have something in mind now after reading our blog, please browse for our tours or start planning with us

Customize Now