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Banh Chhev Cambodian crepe

Banh Chhev Cambodian crepe

Banh Chhev Cambodian crepe

Discover the delicious taste adventure of Banh Chhev, a culinary treasure from Cambodia, an explosion of flavors that seduces with every bite. This Khmer recipe perfectly embodies the subtle balance between exotic aromas and delicate textures, offering an unforgettable sensory experience to each guest.
At the heart of this culinary creation is the Banh Chhev pancake, a finely crispy dish made from rice flour and flavored with turmeric. These pancakes, as light as they are attractive, are a true homage to Khmer tradition, offering a perfect setting for the tasty filling that accompanies them.
Shrimp, delicately seared in an exquisite blend of pure fish sauce, shallots, garlic and fresh coriander, bring a touch of marine freshness to every bite. The bean sprouts, added just right, provide a crunchy texture and vegetal sweetness that perfectly balance the flavors of the sea.
These Banh Chhev pancakes are much more than just a dish, they embody the very essence of Cambodian cuisine, skillfully combining tradition and innovation, authenticity and creativity. Each ingredient, each culinary gesture, tells a story, that of a people passionate about the pleasures of the table and keen to preserve their ancestral traditions.
Whether for a special occasion or simply to awaken your taste buds to new sensations, Banh Chhev are an essential choice. Let yourself be carried away by this culinary journey to the heart of Asia, where each flavor, each texture, transports you into a universe of delights and discoveries.

  • Prep Time10 min
  • Cook Time10 min
  • Total Time20 min
  • number of persons4


For crepes:

  • 130 g rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 20 cl of coconut milk
  • 1 egg
  • 10 cl of water
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • Chives or chopped onion greens

For garnish :

  • 2 tablespoons pure fish sauce
  • 350 grams of peeled shrimp
  • 150 grams of bean sprouts
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove of garlic, chopped
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped


1. Preparation of the filling:


In a wok, fry the shallot, onion and garlic until golden.


Add the shrimp and fish sauce, cook for a few minutes until the shrimp are pink.


Add the bean sprouts and sauté briefly.


Season with black pepper and sprinkle with chopped fresh cilantro. To book.

Preparation of pancakes:


In a bowl, mix the rice flour, egg, ground turmeric and a pinch of salt.


In another container, mix the coconut milk, water and chopped chives or onion greens.


Gradually pour the liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients, stirring vigorously until you obtain a homogeneous paste.


Cover the bowl and let the dough rest for 30 minutes to 1 hour to allow the flavors to develop.

Cooking the crepes:


Heat a small amount of vegetable oil in a wok or non-stick pan.


Stir the pancake batter well to make sure it is even.


Pour a ladleful of batter into the hot pan and immediately tilt the pan to distribute the batter evenly and obtain a thin, crispy crepe.


Let the pancake cook for at least 3 minutes, until the edges lift slightly.


Flip the pancake and cook the other side.


Transfer the cooked crepe to a plate and top it with the shrimp mixture.


Gently fold the crepe on itself and serve hot.


Repeat process with remaining dough and filling.

Banh Chhev Cambodian crepeThese delicious Banh Chhev pancakes are ready to enjoy immediately, offering a tasty blend of authentic Asian flavors.

Once you have prepared and tasted these delicious Banh Chhev, you will be transported to a world where the flavors of Cambodia will delight your taste buds. Each delicately folded crepe, each generously spread filling, will take you on a captivating taste journey through the culinary traditions of Asia.
Whether with family, friends or simply to discover new culinary sensations, Banh Chhev offers a unique taste experience. By combining the authenticity of Khmer ingredients with ancestral culinary expertise, this recipe invites you to explore the richness and diversity of Cambodia’s flavors.
Take a seat at the table of pleasure and let yourself be carried away by this symphony of exotic tastes and exquisite textures. May each bite be a celebration of Cambodian gastronomy and an invitation to explore even further the culinary wonders of this fascinating country.
May these Banh Chhev bring you as much joy in tasting them as we had in preparing them. Bon appetit and may your taste journey be as enriching as it is delicious!

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