Xôi (Vietnamese pronunciation: [soj]) is a sweet (ngọt) or savory (mặn) Vietnamese dish made from glutinous rice and other ingredients. Although it is often served as a dessert, in many mountainous areas in Vietnam, like the Central Highlands and Hoàng Liên Sơn mountains in northern Vietnam, people eat xôi as a main dish. Xôi is a common on-the-go breakfast item, and a popular snack nationwide.


Xôi lá cẩm 
Xôi gà (chicken xôi) 
Xôi ngũ sắc (five-colour xôi) 


Sweet xôi are called xôi ngọt in Vietnamese. They include the following varieties:


Savory xôi are called xôi mặn in Vietnamese. They include the following varieties:

See also


  1. ^ Thanh Lê. "Tricks to simply make xôi đậu xanh by rice cooker" (in Vietnamese). Khỏe & Đẹp. Phunutoday.vn. Retrieved 4 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "How to make delicious xôi gấc for New Year celebrations" (in Vietnamese). Retrieved 4 March 2017. 
  3. ^ "Way to easily cook delicious xôi lạc" (in Vietnamese). Retrieved 4 March 2017.