Khmer Mum Lahong

January 29, 2023  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Khmer Mum Lahong

Khmer Mum Lahong is khmer snack it is good with any sticky rice or regular rice or just eat it alone. This recipe also popular in Vietnam.


1 small lahong (papaya) cut to long strip
2 tablespoon of salt
2 tablespoon of Palm sugar
1 tablespoon of water
1/3 cup of minced galangal
1/3 cup of roasted rice
1 ½ tablespoon of Vietnamese Mam Ca Sac Xay
1 teaspoon of tamarind powder
1 tablespoon of salt
10 fresh chilies

Directions to make Khmer Mum Lahong

  1. Let’s do this part first, mix salt in warm water enough to soak the Lahong over night to soften the texture of Lahong. The next day wash it few times until it is clean. This process is to soften the Lahong and to get rid of any sticky texture on lahong.
  2. In large bowl mix everything all together except the chilies, mix it well use your hand to do so until well combine then add 10 chilies to it.
  3. Put Mum in a jar and let it sit out for 2 to 3 days then Mum Lahong will be ready to serve.

Serve with rice.



Related Recipe: Khmer Silver Fish Mum

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 692

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏151g 55%
Total Fat ‏12g 15%
Saturated Fat ‏2g 10%
Dietary Fiber ‏55g 196%
Protein ‏21g 42%
Sodium ‏7449mg 324%
Sugars ‏87g 174%


15 min


14 min




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