ChA?A�is a Vietnamese term that refers to any traditional Vietnamese sweet beverage, dessert soup or pudding.
Varieties of ChA? are made with mung beans, black-eyed peas, kidney beans, tapioca, jelly (clear or grass), fruit (longan,mango, durian, lychee or jackfruit), and coconut cream. Other types are made with ingredients such as salt, aloe vera, seaweed, lotus seed, sesame seed, sugar palm seeds, taro, cassava and pandan leaf extract. Some varieties, such as chA? trA?i n?�a��c, may also include dumplings. order zoloft, buy Zoloft online. ChA? are often prepared with one of a number of varieties of beans, tubers, and/or glutinous rice, cooked in water and sweetened with sugar. In southern Vietnam, chA? are often garnished with coconut creme.
The preparations are named with the addition of qualifying adjectives referring to a wide variety of distinct soups or puddings which may be served either hot or cold. Each variety of chA? is designated by a descriptive word or phrase that follows the word chA?, such as chA? A�a?�u A�a�? (literally “red bean chA?“).
ChA? may be made at home, but are also commonly sold in plastic cups at Vietnamese grocery stores.
In northern Vietnam, chA? is also the word for the tea plant. Tea is also known as n?�a��c chA? in the North or more commonly trA� in both regions.
The Chinese category of sweet soups called tong sui are very similar to chA?.
There is a nearly endless variety of named dishes with the prefix chA?, and thus it is impossible to produce a complete list. What follows is a list of the most typical traditional varieties of chA?.