Suggest how to make Mok Huak (tadpoles)

bouavone thipphavanh
Lao Kitchen


Mok Huak is one of the traditional dishes commonly cooked in Vangmaner Village, Boualapha District, Khammouane Province Laos PDR".




  • tadpole 0.5kg
  • Salt 1 tea spoon
  • banana leaves 2 leaves
  • lemongrass 1 unit
  • chili 1 unit

The process of processing:

  1. Begin by collecting some fresh tadpoles.
  2. Thoroughly clean the tadpoles.
  3. Finely crush the chili and salt.
  4. Add a pinch of extra salt to the crushed chili and mix well.
  5. Include some freshly chopped lemongrass.
  6. Carefully toast the banana leaves over a fire until they become tender.
  7. Arrange all the ingredients on the banana leaves.
  8. Securely tie the banana leaves to form a bundle.
  9. Place the bundle on a charcoal fire and cook for approximately 15 minutes.
  10. Once cooked, your delicious dish is ready to be enjoyed.