Cơm nắm is a Vietnamese rice dish of the Miền Bắc region that is shaped into a roll. The dish is commonly carried by those traveling to unfamiliar areas without restaurants or ingredients familiar to them.[1]


  • Cơm nắm muối vừng - rice balls with salt and sesame
  • Cơm nắm lá cọ Phù Ninh rice balls in palm leaf of Phù Ninh District


  1. ^ Hanh Nguyen Brushing the World Famous: The Story of My Life Page 6 2005 "Every day, I walked to school with my books and my lunch which consisted mostly of “cơm nắm” (compressed rice) and salted sesame or salted peanuts."

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