Background Khao Yum is a rice salad and nearly ubiquitous in the South. The dish is a Southern Thai mishmash of rice and julienned herbs and vegetables, held together with generous lashings of Nam Budu, a Southern Thai fermented fish sauce. Nutrition facts Khao Yum is a healthy and dietary food which is low fat but high carbohydrates, and the mishmash of herbs and vegetables, are enriched with beta-carotene, vitamin and dietary fiber. Ingredients 1 ½ cup steamed rice 1 cup crispy fried rice 4 coconut, desiccated 4 tbsp. dried shrimp, pounded ½ cup Nam Budu Dried chilies, pounded Julienned herbs and vegetables whatever growing in a garden home.