Easy Burmese Recipes

Affordable Burmese recipes with English ingredients

Preparation:- Wash the rice until the water turns clear. Drain the water until there is no water left. You need 2 cups (1:1) ratio of rice and coconut milk. Usually 400mls of coconut will give you 2cups. Supplement with water if needed. Preheat the oven to 160c. Cooking:- Add everything   Read More ...

Categories: Side Dishes

Burmese Classic Beef Curry(Amethar Hnat) Will serve 6 This is a classic dish in Burma, it brings out a lot of my childhood memories. My mother used to serve this with coconut rice and onion salad. Typically, this dish will be covered with oil (also called Si Pyan). This is   Read More ...

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Preparation:- Marinate the chicken in the lemon, turmeric, salt ginger, garlic and stock. The longer you can leave it, the better:- overnight if possible. Cooking:- Preheat the oven to gas mark 4 or 160° Celsius. Use medium size sauce pan (oven proof) for this. Heat up the oil, fry the   Read More ...

Categories: Main courses

This is a breakfast dish in Burma, can be bought at any street corner. My family eats it all day long. Very warming for cold winter nights. It freezes very well. Soup Preparation:- Cube chicken and marinade with salt, turmeric, garlic, ginger and half a lemon. Cooking:- Use medium size   Read More ...

Categories: Breakfast dishes

Mix the above before serving. Best served with Chicken curry and coconut rice. NB:- How to prepare fried onions superfast(Si Chat) Fried onions/shallots can be bought from any major supermarkets. This goes into all of my salad. It is better to prepare this in bulk and keep in air tight   Read More ...

Categories: Side Dishes

Preparation:- Marinate prawns in lemon, turmeric, fish sauce, salt and stock. Cooking:- Use medium size sauce pan for this. Fry the onions in oil until it’s softened and slightly brown. Once this is brown, add garlic, paprika and chilli powder. If the mixture seems to be dry, add a little   Read More ...

Categories: Main courses

Preparation:- Mix the pork with lemon, garlic, ginger, onion, self raising flour, salt, black pepper, stock and egg. Cooking:- Heat the oil until it is hot, you can test the oil by touching the oil with a dry wooden chopstick/spoon. You should see fast bubbles around the chopstick. Use the   Read More ...

Categories: Main courses

This is a classic Burmese dish. Use the skin and some fat in this, this will add to the flavour. Some Burmese will cook this without chillies. For those of you with children, remove the extra hot chilli from this recipe, it will be just as tasty. Preparation:- Marinate pork   Read More ...

Categories: Uncategorised

This is a budget meal which will cost less than a fiver to make. Any minced meat can be used for this recipe. Preparation:- Preheat the oven to 160c. Cooking Fry onions, garlic, ginger, masala, cumin, chilli, paprika, salt, lemon and stock until the onions are soft. Add some water   Read More ...

Categories: Main courses

Preparation Mash ginger and garlic until it’s watery. Squeeze all the juice and add to prawns (no bits). Add salt and stock to the prawns and set aside. Prepare the batter mix and add to prawns when it smooth, no bits. Prepare all the garnish ahead of cooking. Cooking In   Read More ...

Categories: Main courses

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