Hue Sweet Soup (Chè Hue)

Hue Street Food - Sweet Soup

Tasting Sweet Soup is enjoying the popular Hue Street Food with royal influence.

Hue has many kinds of famous street food with influences of royal style. Che – Sweet soup is an example.

There are many kinds of sweet soup, including popular dishes and royal-style ones. Each type of sweet soup has a specific flavor.

Hue local people are very skillful with typical eating and drinking; they can cook many different, delicious, and nutritious sweet soup.

You can find various types of Hue sweet soup, including:

  • Che hat sen (lotus seed)
  • Che nhan boc hat sen (longan stuffed lotus seed)
  • Che hat luu (sticky rice with pomegranate seed)
  • Che thit quay (cassava flour stuffed roast pork), Che mon sap vang (yellow taro sweet soup)
  • Che bong cau (ground skinless mung beans)
  • Che bap (corn)
  • Che troi nuoc (sticky rice cake and mung bean)
  • Che khoai so (taro)
  • Che dau van (huge beans)
  • Che bot loc dua (purified cassava with coconut)
  • Che dau xanh (mung bean)
  • Che dau do (red bean)
  • Mixed sweet soup with different ingredients together.

The way to cook some kinds of sweet soup is very picky and skillful.

Che thit quay – roasted pork sweet soup – is made of rice flour (or cassava flour) covering pieces of roasted pork cut into small pieces. Then put them into the water of sugar and boil them.

This sweet soup is mixed with both sweet and salty taste that is not cloying to eat.

Another noble-minded one is that lotus seed and longan sweet soup.

Che Bap – Corn Sweet soup made of immature corn in Con Hen has a pure sweet taste.

Mixed sweet soup is a combination of many kinds, but a little bit, to put into a glass, creating good flavor.

The diner often eat Hue sweet soup with coconut milk and peanuts to increase its flavor.

Hue has tens of places to sell this soup. The most famous sweet soup is Che Hem on Hung Vuong Street and Che Ty on Tran Phu Steet.

Sweet soup is real popular street food in Hue, which many local people like to taste.

The sweet soup also becomes an important part of Hue dining. It can take you a week to eat all kinds of sweet soups in Hue City.

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Editor at HueFlavor is a15-year local guide, Mr. Ho Thom, who loves local food in Hue as well as in Vietnam. Trusted by hundreds of guests around the world.