Melon and Pandan Jelly Dessert. Nam Varn Mak Taeng Kup Khao Lod Chong ( ນ້ຳຫວານໝາກແຕງ ກັບ ເຂົ້າລອດຈອງ; ເຂົ້າລອດຊ່ອງ ) in Vientiane, Laos.

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During the month of April, there are plenty of sweet melons and watermelons available at the local market, roadside stands, or booths at the temples during Boun Pi Mai Lao celebrations.


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My aunt bought a few sweet melons from the local temple she visited during the bathing ceremony of the Buddha stupas. The melon is sweet enough by itself and makes an even more delicious dessert when mix with Khao Lod Chong ( ເຂົ້າລອດຈອງ ) or Khao Lod Shong ( ເຂົ້າລອດຊ່ອງ ).