16 best snacks under 0,5 USD in Hanoi
Street snacks seem to have become an indispensable part for foodies. Try to see if you only have 0,5 USD in hand, what street delicacies you can enjoy in Hanoi. Vinlove will suggest you the most delicious snacks for less than 0,5 USD.
Fried dumplings – 4,000 VND to 6,000 VND/piece
The dish originating from Taiwan, thanks to its unique way of cooking both fried and steamed, makes it a hot snack recently, also a delicious breakfast in the morning, especially on Hanoi days. humid weather. Called dumplings, but actually, it is not made from dumpling flour, but the material that makes up the crust is naturally fermented wheat flour. After kneading by hand, people put the filling in the middle, wrap it like a normal meat bun, and then perform the process of steaming and frying at the same time.
The cake is neatly arranged in a flat, thick pan, under a layer of oil, then directly put water in, covered with a tight lid. First, the steam rises to make the dough rise, while steaming both the crust and the inside. Steaming time from 7 to 10 minutes, the water evaporates, leaving the oil layer, then moves to the stage of frying the bottom of the cake until crispy. Removed, people put the cake face down on a perforated metal tray, below is a pot of water that is always boiling, emitting smoke to keep it hot without smoldering the fried cake layer.
Compared to traditional dumplings, the filling of water-fried dumplings is simpler. There are 3 types of fillings for you to choose from: vegetables, meat and chives. The meat filling consists of minced meat, marinated with pepper, scallions and cassava roots to create a sweet taste. The filling of shallots is mainly chopped shallot leaves, adding spices and a little minced meat. The vegetable filling is made from sauteed cabbage with shrimp paste, seasoned with spices to taste. This dish is more delicious when it is still hot, broken in half to create a delicious aroma, dipped with spicy chili sauce is the right way.
Reference places: Quan Thanh Dumplings – Ba Dinh District, Nguyen Truong To Fried Dumplings – Ba Dinh District, Ngo Si Lien Market – Dong Da District
Grilled meat skewers – 6,000 VND to 10,000 VND / skewers
When Hanoi begins to turn cold, the days when the weather is cold, it gradually makes our stomachs growl and hunger faster. At this time, it is so wonderful to have something warm, chewy or crispy to sip. There is a very idyllic and warm specialty in Hanoi with a smoky aroma that is always ready to serve you on every street called grilled skewers.
This snack is not only for winter but also a dish that is always “sold out” in all seasons. Hanoi grilled meat skewers have long been included in the list of snacks not only from children but also from adults, especially the student council, which are very popular and cannot be refused. Because, thanks to the delicious and rich taste of each piece of meat on the skewer, it is very satisfying to eat, every time you eat a skewer, you have to order 2-3 more skewers to have a mouth. That’s why grilled skewers are always the name mentioned and remembered in the hearts of Hanoians.
Place of reference: Grilled meat on skewers 53 Trinh Cong Son – Tay Ho District, Lane 233 Xuan Thuy, Cau Giay District, Thanh Cong Market – Dong Da District, 112 Tran Vu – Ba Dinh District
Banana cake, potato cake – 5,000 VND/piece
Hanoi in winter has enough delicious dishes that anyone, wherever they go, must remember. Every time the winter cold in Hanoi comes, I crave a little something warm to dispel the raging hunger as well as fill the rumbling stomach. These days, maybe someone will want to sit by the hot pot with their loved ones or sizzle the smokey barbecue with friends. However, if you happen to pass through a street and see a street vendor selling hot yellow cakes by a pan of boiling oil, you must immediately swoop in to order a potato cake or banana cake to feel the flavor. winter taste.
That’s right, winter is here, are the golden cakes called banana cake – a cake that every winter must have and without it, it will no longer be called winter. However, maybe today you see a bakery on a certain street, but the next day you can’t see it anymore. It is also natural because this is not a dish that can be sold all year round, but only “hot” in the coming winter. Therefore, if you want to enjoy, you should immediately write down the addresses of banana cakes and potato cakes in Hanoi below so that you don’t have to worry about eating but seeing that the goods are not open anymore.
Location: Giap Bat area – Hoang Mai district, Ngo Si Lien market area – Dong Da district, Kim Lien market area – Dong Da district, De La Thanh street – Dong Da district, Hang Dieu area – Hoan Kiem district
Spring rolls – 7,000 VND/piece
Banh Gio is a kind of cake made with plain rice flour, tapioca flour mixed with bone broth, filling made from lean shoulder meat with wood ear, dried purple onion, onion, pepper, fish sauce, salt, (in Mien Mien). The men also have quail eggs) Banh Gio has a long, raised shape like a cupped hand with fingers close together, the cake is wrapped with banana leaves and steamed with a pot for 30 to 40 minutes.
Cakes often appear quite a lot in Hanoi, especially in the mornings, there are quite a lot of banh mi shops, Banh Gio is made of plain rice, so when you eat it, you will not feel bored, because of the delicious flavors. The characteristic and aroma when the cake is still hot, when the cake is still hot, the smell of the cake spreading around will make the people around will be unable to control it by its aroma.
Banh Gio is a traditional cake of Hanoi people, a playful cake, made with plain flour and usually eaten while it is still hot. Unlike other cakes, Banh Gio has only a certain shape, that is, a cake with a pyramid shape and necessarily wrapped with banana leaves, simple ingredients with rice flour, pork and wood ear (mushrooms).
Reference places: Thuy Khue spring rolls – Ba Dinh District, Nguyen Cong Tru spring rolls – Hai Ba Trung District, Dong Cac grilled pork rolls – Dong Da District, Hom market spring rolls – Hai Ba Trung District
Pillow cake – 7,000 VND/piece
As a delicious dish for a cold day in Hanoi, pillow cake attracts visitors at first sight with its pretty pillow shape and colorful dipping sauce. Like most cakes in Vietnam, Banh Cuon is a type of cake that is fried to create an attractive, crispy and fragrant golden crust.
First, water and rice flour are mixed in perfect proportions, creating a soft and moist dough. Next, vermicelli, wood ear, kohlrabi and mushrooms, all thinly sliced and minced, mixed with minced pork and spices; Here’s an easy recipe for a flavorful side dish. Making the cake is even more fun: place the filling in the center of the circular crust, fold the crust in half a circle and then deftly stick the edges together to create a pillow shape. Finally, drop the cakes in hot oil and fry them until their skin becomes golden and crispy.
Equally important is to make the sauce with the right proportions of garlic, chili, sugar, lemon juice, fish sauce, and water. This sweet and salty cake is also served with some fresh vegetables such as lettuce, herbs to reduce the fatty taste of the oil and increase the guests’ appetite.
Place of reference: De La Thanh – Dong Da District, Thai Thinh Pillow Cake – Dong Da District, Ly Quoc Su Pillow Cake – Hoan Kiem District, Hang Chieu Pillow Cake – Hoan Kiem District
Dumplings – 2,000 VND/piece
Quai, also known as Banh Quai, Banh Quai (Southern dialect) or oil porridge Quai (Central dialect), is a popular food in Asia made from wheat flour, mixed with baking powder, and fried until cooked. in the form of a pair of long cakes the size of small sausages stuck together, chewy and crispy. Quail is used with food dishes such as pho, vermicelli, vermicelli, noodles, porridge…
In Vietnam, quam is often served with porridge (in both Saigon and Hanoi, often called “pork porridge”), pho, (Hanoi), vermicelli, noodles or eaten alone with dipping sauce (mixed from fish sauce, vinegar, sugar with green papaya). In China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, it is often served with porridge or breakfast with soy milk. Quail is also a popular breakfast dish in many other Asian countries such as Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Singapore, etc.
Place of reference: Hang Dieu – Hoan Kiem District, Ta Quang Buu Hot Bar – Hai Ba Trung District, Lo Duc Quail – Hai Ba Trung District
Donuts – 5,000 VND/piece
“Donut” or another name is glutinous donut is known as delicious and popular food in the North, Hanoi donuts are best eaten in winter because the cake can warm your body. does not cause obesity. There are two main types of sticky rice donuts, sweet and savory. The pastry inside is usually green beans while the savory cake is a mixture of shrimp, minced pork, vermicelli, vegetables, etc. There are also some other types of donuts such as donuts coated with sugar, donuts coated with sesame seeds. .. These donuts usually have a crispy red-orange crust, moderate sweetness and delicate aroma.
The sweet glutinous donuts are usually round or squashed in shape while the savory versions are usually oval in shape. For both of these types, the outer shell is made with glutinous rice flour. The sweet donuts are mainly made from mung bean paste while the savory, stuffed donuts are made from a combination of wood ear and minced pork and are then dipped into the broth to enjoy. awake.
Reference locations : Doi Can Donuts – Ba Dinh District, Thanh Cong Market – Dong Da District, Ly Quoc Su Donuts – Hoan Kiem District, Ngo Si Lien Market – Dong Da District, Kim Lien High School Gate – Dong Da district
Duck eggs – 8,000 VND/egg
Duck eggs or duck seeds is a dish made from duck eggs when the embryo has developed into shape. Balut eggs is one of the popular snacks in Vietnam… and is considered a nutritious dish. Eggs are sold on the street, or at street corners, small food stalls. This dish is also popular in some other Asian countries such as China, the Philippines and Cambodia, although the way of preparation is slightly different. Duck eggs when embryos are formed: wash the eggs, boil
them, let them boil thoroughly for 8 minutes, turn off the heat and leave them there for 20 minutes, then take them out, break the shells, eat the insides while still hot. The common seasonings are laksa leaves, sliced fresh ginger, salt and pepper with lemon juice or salt and pepper squeezed with lemon juice (kumquats), and chili vinegar.
Each region has a different way of enjoying duck eggs, in Hanoi, the egg is removed from the shell and immediately placed in a small bowl (not using a cup), rolled up with a spoon, and eaten normally. In the South of Vietnam, boiled eggs are placed in a small bowl, the big end of the egg is facing up, then just peeled at the top, then eaten with accompanying spices. This is also a very popular drink in the South. In Da Nang, the seasoning is also different from other places. People often make the fish sauce and sweet and sour papaya, adding spicy and hot substances such as laksa leaves, chili peppers, ginger to reduce the fishy taste of eggs. In Phan Thiet, in addition to the usual spices, people also eat duck eggs with sweet and sour foods made from carrots and radishes. The way the food is similar to that of Hanoi and the South.
Place of reference: Pork belly porridge Van Cao duck eggs – Ba Dinh district, Chicken fried eggs An Duong duck eggs – Tay Ho district, Pork ribs porridge Hang Giay duck eggs – Hoan Kiem district
Quail eggs – 10,000 VND / 5 eggs
Only slightly inferior to rib porridge in terms of “classic”, stir-fried quail eggs with tamarind never seem to be “hot”, even when there are many other delicious dishes from quail eggs one after another. Not only in Hanoi, but from the North to the South, the harmonious and attractive flavor of this dish is full of sweet and sour taste and nutritious fat, which is enough to seduce all snack lovers.
Stir-fried quail with tamarind is one of the favorite snacks of many people. The sour, sweet, sweet and spicy taste of this dish must have “cut the heart” of many people. It is not difficult to find this Southern-flavored dish at snail shops or snacks scattered throughout Hanoi. However, only in skillful processing places can this dish be liked and remembered by guests.
Place of reference: Huong Oc Yen The – Dong Da District, Snail Ken Doi Can – Ba Dinh District, Snail Sister Le Cua Bac – Ba Dinh District
Dip cake – 5,000 VND/piece
Dip cake is a dish associated with the childhood of many people. Thin, crispy dipping cake with sweet sweetness from sugar makes many people “fascinated”. Quite simple, but how to make dipping cakes, not everyone knows. Dipping cake not only gives you a delicious feeling but it is also quite healthy. Surely at this point, you are also wondering why with only simple and popular ingredients, this cake has such great health benefits.
The main ingredients of the cake dip are flour, eggs, milk … and most of these ingredients contain a lot of protein and protein, so it’s very good for your health. The protein content in milk, also gives your body an abundant source of energy to be able to work and study better.
Reference places: Ngo Si Lien Market – Dong Da District, Hanoi Banh Dip Hanoi Hang Than Street – Hoan Kiem District, Thanh Cong Market – Dong Da District
Sweet pumpkin – 5,000 VND/tree
Sweet Bo Bia has been coming to Hanoi for more than a decade. Vendors said that in this Hanoi, people from different provinces coming here to do business often have a predestined relationship with different occupations: Nam Dinh people sell vermicelli, pho, rice dust, etc. Ha Nam people deliver bread… and Bo Bia is the charm of the Vinh Phuc people.
Bo Bia is very familiar to each generation of students, but few people know where that familiar snack of school-age comes from, which makes Hanoi gourmets nostalgic. And many people are surprised to hear that this dish also has another version, salty, and also captivates many souls who love Saigon cuisine.
Every afternoon, in front of the school gate, in the midst of a crowd of parents waiting for their children, and small students waiting for their parents, we can easily see old bicycles carrying a small white box with red letters. quite eye-catching “Sweet Pumpkin Beef”.
Around the car, small eyes sparkled, eager to follow the skillful hands of the salesman. The children know that when the tiny, round black sesame seeds fall on the cake with the ivory-white ingredients below, they are about to enjoy the sweet, rich, and crunchy gift they have always wanted. Many people’s childhoods have passed in the afternoons after school with a lovely white Beef Roll in hand while eating and reviewing a day full of fun and stories that have not been told at playtime…
Reference location: Thanh Nien Street – Tay Ho District, Bo Ho Pedestrian Street – Hoan Kiem District, in front of the gates of high schools
Trang Tien Ice Cream – 8,000 VND/piece
Trang Tien ice cream is a famous ice cream company that has existed since 1958 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The reason ice cream is called “Trang Tien” is that ice cream is sold and produced on Trang Tien street, the first time is at house number 35 Trang Tien, Hoan Kiem district. Trang Tien ice cream has become a very familiar ice cream brand to Hanoians. Ice cream has many different flavors such as: chocolate, vanilla, nuggets, coconut milk, … Ice cream has a delicious, delicious, cool taste.
This ice cream shop is associated with childhood with many Hanoians. The ice cream here is really delicious, and the price is extremely cheap. Eat from start to finish, but the ice cream does not melt, the ice cream is rich in milk and less ice, so it is greasy, fatty and fragrant. The ice cream shop still retains many old features, wooden roofs, iron cage fans in the 80s, dark brown decorative lanterns, glass cabinets for white wine… Stop by to buy a cone, eat on the sidewalk to feel the taste of Trang Tien ice cream nearly 40 years old, and listen to interesting stories!
Reference location: No. 35 Trang Tien – Hoan Kiem District
Yogurt – 5,000 VND/cup
Hanoi for a few days has started to be sunny again, so you don’t know where to take your friend with you to eat for the weather. Instead of thinking about jelly tea or smoothies and cool juices, why don’t you think of yogurt right away? Yogurt is not only good for health, it is also a popular summer cooling dish. There have been many unique variations of yogurt such as: red bean yogurt, jelly yogurt, sticky rice yogurt, cocoa yogurt, jackfruit yogurt, buffalo foot yogurt…
Reference location: 31 Lo Duc – Hai Ba Trung District, Jackfruit yogurt 24 Ba Trieu – Hai Ba Trung district, No. 9 Hoe Nhai – Ba Dinh district, Hang Than yogurt – Hoan Kiem district
Fried spring rolls – 3,000 VND/piece
Fried spring rolls are a type of spring rolls made from ground pork and pork skin according to the recipe and process quite close to spring rolls and fried golden in cooking oil (or grilled). As a specialty of Hanoi’s street food, this not-so-sour but greasy and delicious snack attracts many genders, especially young people. It can be said that among the favorite snacks of contemporary Hanoi youth, fried spring rolls are the one that, although born late, has the fastest and widest “influence”, surpassing traditional dishes, in turn. systems such as yogurt, fruit pickles, smoothies, ice cream. The famous fried spring rolls in Hanoi are easily found at Tam Thuong alley on Hang Bong street, Ta Hien street, Viet Duc school, Hang Bac street, Tran Xuan Soan street, etc.
Although the dish is popularly known as “fried spring rolls”, housewives cannot use spring rolls (nems wrapped in banana leaves for sour fermentation and eaten without cooking). fried because the finished product will be broken, the fibers in the spring rolls will melt and pop, and the sour taste of spring rolls also seems to become more intense. Fried spring rolls must be made according to their own process; mix spices like spring rolls, but not fermented (so it’s correct to call this fried sweet spring rolls); do not wrap in banana leaves but wrap with food wrap into sticks; cold storage; and only when it’s about to eat, roll it out in fried dough and then fry it up.
Location: Tam Thuong Alley – Hoan Kiem District, Bo Ho Night Market – Hoan Kiem District, Ngo Si Lien Market – Dong Da District, Thanh Cong Market – Dong Da District
Tofu – 7,000 VND/bowl
Cao Pho in Hanoi is often hawked; The image of a shopkeeper carrying a box of tofu at one end, and a small pantry at the other end, roaming the streets, shouting “Who’s here” became familiar in this city. However, in recent times, the load has been replaced by a bicycle with its own “design” to carry all the belongings. Tofu is often seen in the summer because it is a “cool, cooling” food. At one end of the light pole hung a small cupboard enough to hold a few bowls, with a jug of sugar water and a small bucket of water. The other end is a tofu container.
Containers for tofu are usually made of strapping plywood. Tofu kept in a hot container for hours. The seller cuts each piece of tofu into a bowl with a small piece of corrugated iron, the most common old slicing tool is a large, bright, and iridescent mussel shell with a layer of nacre, sugar water mixed to taste, marinated with fresh jasmine flowers (dropped directly) into the container). The sugar water filled the bowl of tofu. People who eat can take a sip, can also use a spoon to lightly chop the tofu and then eat it. In the summer, you can add crushed ice to the bowl to cool. After wooden crates, to pho was also replaced by metal, but to pho is still popular. The seller of the tofu hawker can usually be a man with a strong and resonant voice.
Place of reference: King Tao Pho Thai Ha – Dong Da District, Tao Pho Thai Thinh – Dong Da District, Cao Pho Xa Dan – Dong Da District
Fried Pho – 25,000 – 50,000 VND
From the original large and soft white noodle, the chef will cut it into squares with about half a hand. After that, the cake is lightly fried until golden brown, and when a customer calls, the cake will be fried crispy and slightly burnt on the fragrant edge. When put on the plate, fried pho will be like small pizzas, with the aroma of the cake, eating it feels crispy on the outside, and soft on the inside. Pho will be served with hot beef sauce. Thick sauce, consisting of beef, onions, carrots and kidney hearts, oval (if you order the full set). You can add a bit of vinegar, pickles, pickled kohlrabi and raw vegetables to the sauce bowl for extra taste.
Reference address: 206 Kham Thien – Tran Nhan Tong fried noodle soup – Thanh Hang fried noodle dish (9B Ngu Xa, Truc Bach Ward)
Through the above article, readers have got a lot of suggestions about the best snacks in Hanoi that cost less than 10,000 VND. Wish you have interesting experiences with food in Hanoi and don’t forget to like and share this article! Thank you
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