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Rau Ram is a semi-aquatic, herbaceous plant with long upright stems that sprout soft blade-like leaves. The green leaves have a smooth satiny finish and occasionally exhibit a maroon crescent marking at the base. The round stems are jointed at each leaf in coarse woody sections. The flavor of Rau Ram is very similar to cilantro with musky notes of citrus and spice.
In subtropical climates Rau Ram can be sourced year-round.
Rau Ram is botanically classified as Persicaria odorata and commonly referred to as Laksa plant, Daun Kesum, Vietnamese coriander or Vietnamese mint, though it is not a member of the mint family. Rau Ram is actually a member of the Polygonaceae, or buckwheat family. It is closely related to knotweed, whose classification refers to the shape of its stem, which is composed of many joints linked together by slightly bent knots. Poly meaning “many” and gony translating in Greek to mean “knee”, a nod to the jointed segments that line the stem of the plant.
Rau Ram contains natural anti-inflammatory properties and may be used to treat indigestion and stomach aches.
Rau Ram can be used in the same manner as cilantro as it has similar texture, aromatics and flavor. It is best used fresh, and rarely dried or cooked for long periods of time, as its aroma and flavor diminish with heat. It may be wrapped up in fresh spring rolls or added to pho, laksa soup, curries and stir fries as an herbal garnish. Complimentary flavors include, tomato, coconut milk, citrus, ginger, mint, lemongrass, chile peppers, yogurt, peanut, sesame, chicken, duck, lamb and white fish.
Rau Ram is a commonly found accompaniment to the unique Southeast Asian street food known as balut. Partially developed duck fetuses are boiled within the egg shell and served with lime salt and herbs. While some may recoil at the sight of it, balut is a typical snack served alongside beer in the Philippines, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.
Rau Ram is a perennial plant native to peninsular Southeast Asia. Rau Ram grows best in tropical or subtropical regions, in warm and damp conditions. It can found growing wild and cultivated throughout Vietnam. It is avery fast-growing plant that thrives in ponds and watergardens where standing water is plentiful.
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|Dija Mara||Oceanside CA||760-231-5376|
Recipes that include Rau Ram. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Vietnamese Foody||Green Papaya Salad with Rau Ram, Peanuts, and Crispy Shallots|
|One Girl Catering||Rau Ram Pesto|
|Good Food Not Much Time||Ram Rau Sauce for Stir Fry and Ramen|
|Vicky Pham||Steamed Chicken with Vietnamese Coriander (Ga Hap Rau Ram)|
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Sunset SuperNear San Francisco, California, United States
2425 Irving Street San Francisco CA 94122
About 464 days ago, 7/13/19
Hiep-Thanh MarketNear San Francisco, California, United States
724 Larkin Street San Francisco CA 94109
About 465 days ago, 7/12/19
99 Ranch Market - McKinley StNear Corona, California, United States
430 McKinley St Corona CA 92879
About 477 days ago, 6/30/19
H MartNear Poway, California, United States
9440 Mira Mesa Blvd, San Diego, Ca, 92126
About 598 days ago, 3/01/19
Sharer's comments : Rau Ram spotted at H Mart.