Banana pith

ផ្លែចេក

Banana pith, also known as banana heart, is a tender and nutritious part of the banana plant, revered in Cambodian cuisine for its versatility and subtle, slightly sweet flavor. Often used as a vegetable, it is a key ingredient in salads, curries, and stir-fries, where it absorbs the rich flavors of herbs and spices.

Rich in fiber and essential minerals, banana pith contributes to the healthful aspects of traditional Khmer dishes. Its unique texture and nutritional value make it a cherished component in the culinary tapestry of Cambodia, showcasing the country's ability to utilize every part of the plant in its vibrant food culture.