Nam Dinh sweets and ways to make delicious sweets


Nam Dinh ham is a dish that many people love to eat. This dish, you can use them at any time you want. But perhaps, this candy is used most often on the occasion of the Vietnamese traditional Tet. Many places such as the South, the West, or the Central region, they also order ships or go to Hanoi to buy sweets to use during Tet. It can be seen that the attraction of this candy has spread to all Vietnamese people. And today, you and Dung Ha Dry Food went to find out what nam Dinh candy is? The way to make candies are determined!

1. What is Nam Dinh candy?

Nam Dinh ham is a famous specialty candy of Nam Dinh people. Candies are made entirely from ingredients such as malt, sugar, peanuts, and sesame. With only simple and rustic ingredients, it creates the famous candy of Nam Dinh people. In the past, candies were only produced in small families for use. But because of the unique and delicious candy, they have been widely sold everywhere.


Candied sausage has a milky white outer shell, the inside is mainly peanuts and sesame. Enjoying candies must be combined with a cup of hot tea to soften the sweetness of the dish. On the big New Year holidays of the year, the people of Nam Dinh at home race to make sweets to sell to the shops. Dumplings are made 100% by hand and by human power, not by machines. It was that golden hand that created a candy engraved in the mind of the people of Nam Dinh.
The sweetness of the candy is very high, in 100g of peanut candy, it contains 486 calories. This is a large amount, beyond the imagination of many people. With such a high calorie content, those who have a history of diabetes or are looking to lose weight, candies should be used in the most reasonable way. But on the contrary, a small amount of nutrients found in candies such as Cholesterol, Sodium, Potassium, Vitamin C, Iron, Calcium, … are extremely beneficial to health.

See more: Making simple jackfruit candies to treat guests on the occasion of the traditional New Year

2. Nam’s sweets determine the ways to make

To get an excellent delicious candy. The input material factor is something you pay attention to and put on top. To get these materials, you should buy them at large businesses in your area!

2.1 Making sesame peanut sweets

2.1.1 Preparation materials:

  • White sugar: 1kg
  • Peanuts: 50g
  • Sesame: 25gr
  • Vanilla: 1 tube
  • Lemon: 1 fruit
  • Water
  • Cooking oil
In order for candies to be delicious, you need to buy peanuts of equal size, not damaged. Choose light colored nuts, or buy at reputable stores
Choose fresh lemons, green rind, not tanned or pigmented on the peel. The fruit is small and medium, heavy in the hand. Using a fingernail, press lightly on the lemon. If there is an oil splash, it is a quality lemon, not soaked in chemicals

2.1.2 Implementation steps:

  • Put the pan on the stove, put the peanuts in the pan. Turn on medium heat, roast peanuts
  • Put peanuts in a basket, cover with a clean towel to incubate
  • Once the peanuts have cooled down, gently rub them to remove the outer shell of the peanuts. Put out a bowl
  • Cut the lemon in half, squeeze out the lemon juice, remove the lemon seeds
  • Put the pot on the stove, add 300ml of water + 500g of white sugar. Turn on the stove with medium heat, stir well, proceed to boil this sugar water mixture together
  • When sugar water is boiling, add 2 tubes of vanilla + prepared lemon juice with sugar and continue to stir (about 30 minutes)
  • Add 1-2 drops of boiled sugar water to a cup of cold water. If the adhesive hardens and does not dissolve, it is satisfactory. Turn off the stove, let it cool
  • Spread the cellophane bag on the cutting board. Using an oil brush, apply a layer of oil around the surface of the cellophane bag
  • Pour the boiled sugar water on the surface of the cellophane bag. Fold the 2 edges of the cellophane bag so that the line stays in the middle, not on the outside
  • Wait for the sugar to cool, wear plastic gloves to pull the sugar yarn. You just drag evenly, drag until the line turns milky white, vertical veins appear and harden
  • Then, thin the line of yarn just pulled down to the surface of the cutting board, roll it gently to make the line very thin
  • Pour roasted peanuts + sesame on top of spinning sugar
  • Pull the candy back to cover the filling
  • Use your hands to rub and pull the candy tube long and small
  • After that, definitely break it into 5-7cm segments and you’re done


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2.2 Preservation of sweets

After being made, candied sausages will be very sweet and fragrant, especially from the ingredients. The outside is crispy, the inside has the greasy taste of peanuts. A little bit sticky when eating. When enjoying, you should combine with 1 cup of hot tea. When you have finished making candies, to be able to preserve them for a long time, you should preserve them in the following way:

  • Put the candies in a jar or glass jar. Close the mouth of the jar to prevent insects from entering
  • Can be stored in a zip or vacuum bag
  • To keep the candy crispy and not runny, you should store it in the refrigerator
  • Do not place in direct sunlight

3. Conclusion

Above is the traditional way of making Nam Dinh sausage we want to send to our readers. Above is the method of making the most simple, quality and meticulous candy. Although doing it at home is a bit laborious, a little jarring. But in return, you have a delicious, quality candy that ensures food hygiene and safety. Guaranteed with the recipe of making sweets of the people of Nam Dinh shared above, surely guests coming to the house when enjoying the candy will be praised for their delicious taste.


Hopefully, you can successfully implement the recipe that we share above right from the first time. In addition, to save time, you can buy ready-made candies. If you find it difficult or have any questions, please leave a comment at the bottom of this article!
Thank you for always supporting and following each post of Dry Food. Good luck!

See more: 7+ Delicious Tet confectionery of all kinds used in the traditional New Year

4. Where can I buy cheap, quality, and reputable sweets?

4.1 Buy delicious sweets in Hanoi

  • Buying sweets in Nam Dinh in Hanoi is not simple at all. What customers are most interested in is where to buy cheap sweets? The market for sweets in Hanoi is very large. Here, there are many supermarkets, dry goods stores, toad markets, temporary markets, commercial centers, etc. The fact that there are so many candy businesses has made users confused and worried. Finding cheap quality sweets in Hanoi is similar to the story “Finding a needle in the bottom of a pool”.
  • Dung Ha Agricultural Products is the place to sell cheap prestige and cheap sweets in Hanoi. In addition, our company also supports remote customers to place orders, fast shipping nationwide. The satisfaction of customers about the product is the fulcrum for Dung Ha to develop and expand its brand more and more.

4.2 Buy delicious sweets in HCMC

  • To find and buy delicious sweets in Ho Chi Minh City is also an extremely difficult problem. The market for confectionery nam Dinh in Ho Chi Minh City is assessed by experts as having strengths for development. Nam Dinh candies are a product with great competition and huge volume consumption. Recently, the demand to buy sweets from Ho Chi Minh City people is showing signs of increasing rapidly again. If you want to find cheap quality sweets in Ho Chi Minh City, hurry up and find Dung Ha Agricultural Products.
  • With many years of business experience in the field of Ha Giang specialties, Northwest specialties, flour of all kinds, … So all products we sell to the market are strictly tested according to VietGAP standards. In addition, we also bring to our customers the products “Super clean – Super fast – Super convenient”.

5. Contact Information

Any complaints about the quality of Nam Dinh candy or the service attitude of the staff. Customers, please contact Dung Ha Development Joint Stock Company immediately through the company’s hotline number: 1900 986865 (Support 24/24h).
Branches buy delicious candies here:
  1. Wholesaling and retailing of delicious sausages nationwide: No. 11 Kim Dong – Giap Bat Street – Hoang Mai District – Hanoi City
  2. Retail and wholesale branch in Hanoi: A10 – Alley 100 – Trung Kinh Street – Yen Hoa Ward – Cau Giay District – Hanoi City
  3. Wholesale and retail branch of delicious sweets in Ho Chi Minh: No. 02/B Quarter 3 – Trung My Tay Street 13 – District 12 – Ho Chi Minh City



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