Myanmar Recipes

Potato salad, Myanmar style

This potato salad is quite healthy compared to the ones with mayonnaise, though they are equally delicious.           Start with some boiled potatoes, making sure they are cooked but still firm. Slice half an onion (…

Prawns

  I had a handful of frozen prawns and needed a dish quick after a late morning in bed…so… Prawns, sliced onions, crushed garlic and ginger, turmeric,salt,chilli powder and oil. Simple enough. Fry the onions and garlic in about two tablespoons…

Pennyworth Salad

                                                                       We call pennyworth “horse shoe leaf” as it does look a bit like that. It has a bit…

Favorite dishes of Burma

The Burmese cooking style has some influences from China, Thailand, and India. It is “richer than Chinese, but not as spicy as Thai, or Indian food” (2004). A typical meal might consist of a soup, salad, and a fish or…

Chicken Curry

Chicken curry and Prata Ingredients1.5 lbs of chicken drumsticks2 teaspoons of sanwin a.k.a Turmeric Powder3 teaspoons of masala3-4 shallots3 teaspoons of red chilli powder3 tablespoons of oil DirectionsCut 2 slits on each side of the drumsticks.Marinate the meat with sanwin…

C Htamin

Ingredients 1 cup of sweet rice1 teaspoon of sanwin1 tablespoon of oil2 shallots Directions Heat the oil in the pan.Add the sliced shallots into the pan.When the shallots turned golden, add the sweet rice.Mix in the sanwin with all the…

Squid and morning glory salad

 I found some lovely squid in the market this morning and thought about a salad with morning glory.    Some call this veg…water spinach. Call it what you want it is still delicious and healthy. And some might even say this…