Easy Burmese Recipes

Affordable Burmese recipes with English ingredients

Shan Rice (Nga Htamin Chin) This is a breakfast disk in Shan State. The Shans use white meaty fish usually. I used salmon in this recipe as it is readily available everywhere in the UK. Shan rice is usually served in a ball shape. These moreish balls of comfort are   Read More ...

Categories: Fish

Wonton with Garlic Oil (Phet Htoke Si Chat) This is a street food at China Town in Burma. Some add noodles and soup on top which is equally delicious. Easy to make and the wontons freeze very well. My wontons are not traditional parcel, they are triangle shape which I   Read More ...

Categories: Breakfast dishes, Pork, Seafood

NanGyi Thoke(Rice Noodle Salad with chicken) and Shwe Taung Kawkswe (Egg Noodle Salad with Chicken and Coconut) There are two separate dishes in this recipe, as both of them are quite similar but slightly different due to geographical differences.  They are both breakfast dishes. Don’t let the enormity of ingredients   Read More ...

Categories: Chicken

Burmese Sweet Beef Chinese Style The Burmese will call this roast beef. Usually this gets slow cooked on the charcoal as we don’t use oven for cooking. Here in the UK is so much easier, put all the ingredients in, seal the meat and cook in the oven. Although cooking   Read More ...

Categories: Beef

Minced Pork Salad Thai Style (will serve 4) This is very similar to Mon cooking (Southern State), where my mother was from. The Mon dish however can take up to 4 hours to make, also the Mons will also called this Sein Kaw (Raw salad). They hardly cook it at   Read More ...

Categories: Pork

Burmese Dried Fish and Egg Curry (Kalar Hin) This is quite popular dish when you are feeding a lot of people in hundreds. It’s cheap to make and delicious. It is quite soupy and stewy at the same time. The end result will be perfectly cooked vegetable curry (no overcooked   Read More ...

Categories: Uncategorised

Burmese Fish Noodle Soup A proper Burmese version will take a couple of hours to make. This is my quick and improvised version. My family prefers this version to the real authentic fish soup (Mohinga) you get in Burma. As tinned fish is used, it will take around 40mins to   Read More ...

Categories: Breakfast dishes, Seafood

Healthy Lamb Curry Most lamb curry you get in the UK is either really fatty or greasy. This dish is light and healthy. Only lean meat is used and hardly any oil in this recipe. Preparation Marinate lamb with salt, turmeric, extra hot chilli, paprika, masala, cumin, garlic, ginger and   Read More ...

Categories: Lamb

Apples Salad My early years in the UK, I craved for a sour salad, hence I have created a new salad, this was the closest I could get to a Burmese Mango Salad. Granny Smith Apples are nice and tart and good texture for this perfect salad. Preparation:- Drain all salt   Read More ...

Categories: Side Dishes

Preparation:- Marinate Duck with some salt, turmeric, vinegar and stock. Preheat the oven to 160c. Cooking:- In a very hot pan, brown the duck. Add garlic and ginger. Make sure the meat is golden before adding onions and some water. Stir and simmer for 5 mins or so. Add pepper   Read More ...

Categories: Duck

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