Archive for March, 2010

Here is a set of meal, not only one plate. In this set, there are four kinds in this set. Mostly, people in Shan State like it. It is very strange taste to me and I think you also want to try it.Β  Today, it was prepared in my house. So I want to share you today.

Four plates include:

  • Fish curry with chili (spicy curry)
  • Pearl bean and cucumber soup (cool soup)
  • Collard greens(Mone Nyinn) (sweet vegatable)
  • Cucumber (just slice it)

Fish, Collard greens, Cucumber and Pearl bean

A set of Shan dinning table

Requirements for all plates

  1. Fish
  2. chili
  3. Pearl bean
  4. cucumber
  5. palm sugar, tamarind
  6. onion, ginger and oil, salt, fish sauce

How to do Fish curry with chili?

  • Fried fish and it is cooked with chili, onion and ginger.

How to do Pearl bean and cucumber soup?

  • Just boil cucumber and pearl bean together for 30 minutes.

How to do Collard greens (Mone Nyinn)

  • Collard greens is fried together with palm sugar and tamarind.

If these four are tried together as a set of meal. I realize you will get complete life.Β  They have different taste and different advantages on us in the viewpoint of health. πŸ™‚


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Fritter (a Kyaw)

We can eat it as snack. It is one of Myanmar traditional food. If you take it with warm water, you can get better taste. Yesterday, my owner did it so I take picture and want to share you.

I will introduce about three kinds of fritter, Gourd Fritter, Potato Fritter, Onion Fritter. Besides them, there are many kinds of Fritter. I will share you later. πŸ™‚


  1. Rice-flour
  2. Wheat flour
  3. Glutin rice flour
  4. squash, potato, onion
  5. Ginger, garlic and oil

A Kyaw sone

Fritter (a kyaw sone)

How to do?

  1. 70% of Rice flour, 15% of wheat flour and 15% of glutin rice flour are mixed with very small amount of water.
  2. Add ginger and garlic into it.
  3. Squash, potato and onion are sliced into our desires.
  4. Each sliced item is smeared with the mixed flour and fried it for 10 minutes. You can fried around 10 pieces each time in order to save your time. But it depends on your frying pan size. πŸ™‚

If you try it with warm water. very nice. It is matched with chili sauce or garlic sauce. Sometimes, we can eat together with lettuce. Oh i wanna to eat again.
After exam, i will^^^^ πŸ™‚

chan myae soe

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Fried Fish and Potato


  1. Fish
  2. Potato
  3. Oil, Chili, Onion, Garlic, Salt, Fish sauce

Fried Photo and Fish

Fried mixed Fish and Potato

How to do it?

  1. Firstly, we need to boil fish for 15 minutes with ginger. At the same time, we should fry small pieces of potato.
  2. Boiled fish is slice in order to remove bone.
  3. Onion, chili and garlic are fried together with small amount of oil. After that, we need to pour slice fish into it and stir it again and again. If it is nearly warm, fried potato can be added into it to mix all.

Now you can get very nice taste of fried fish and potato. By mixing with potato in fried fish, we can remove bad smell of fish and can enhance taste of curry.

This curry had prepared yesterday by my owner and she fed me. It is my first time experience so I want to share with you . I like it very much even though I don’t like fish.

Please try it. very special meal.

Chan Myae Soe

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Tofu Hnew

Tofu Hnew

Tofu Hnew is a Shan food and famous in Myanmar. It is very delicious. We can eat it as lunch or dinner or just snack.

How to do it is the same way of Shan Noodle and just add on it pea flour soup.

Shan Food-TofuHnew


This pea flour soup can be made in the easiest way.
First, you need to grind one pack(100g) pea flour mixed a glass of water using blander. Then you pour it into pot and add another two glass of water and put it in stove. you need very low heat and stir it continuously not to be dry. After 10 minutes, you will get pea flour.
If it is added into Shan Noodle, it can be called as Tofu Hnew.
I wanna to eat while i still post it πŸ™‚

It is the first meal of Shan food I ate. After high school, I ate it first time in Hlendan (in Yangon). I liked it very much. Now I can do it myself πŸ™‚

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My Favorite food

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Still learning how to cook mon hin khar^^^

Nowadays, Ready-made Mon hin khar can be available so that we can cook it during 15 minutes.
Firstly, we need to boil water. After that pour all ready made dry items into it. After 15 minutes you can eat it as breakfast.

Famous breakfast

Yangon Mon hin khar

mon hin khar with egg

mon hin khar with egg

Nearly all Myanmar like it and have as breakfast as well as a meal. Some donation party treat guesses with it. It is also traditional food. It is slightly change taste and color according to states of Myanmar. Now i posted is Yangon Mon Hin Khar. This food is more delicious if you add egg or fried chick peas in glutin rice dough (Myanmar calls “pae gat kyor”) into it.

Chan Myae Soe

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Shan Noodle

Shan noodle is one of the famous Myanmar food. It is very delicious. Most of the Myanmar like it and I also like it. It is derived from Shan State which is east part of Myanmar. We can eat it as lunch or dinner or just snack.


  1. Dried shan noodle
  2. Chicken or Pork
  3. Onion, chilli, garlic, ginger
  4. Oil, chicken powder, salt, fish sauce, light soya bean sauce
  5. Peanut, sesame, onion tops

A set of Shan noodle

Shan noodel

A set of Shan Soup

Shan noodle soup

How to do?

1. Before starting cooking it, we need to put the dried shan noodle into water in appropriate pot for around 12 hours in order to have better taste in noodle.

2. First, meat (chicken or pork) must be boiled with ginger, some salt and chicken powder for 30 minutes. Then, boiled chicken should be removed from fires in order to make cold. After it, those chicken is needed to cut into suitable size (small size).Β Then,Β  We need to cook this small pieces of chicken with onion, oil, and garlic. In which, suitable amount of salt, fish sauce, chicken powder should be poured.

3. You need to pound peanut and sesame separately.Β  Onion tops also should be cut down.

These above three steps are preparing for doing Shan noodle which look like salad.

How to salad?

1. First,Β  boil water and put dried noodle into it for just 3 minutes. After that, take noodle and put it in bowl.

2. Then, you can pour one spoon of chicken curry, light soya bean sauce, pounded peanut and sesame, cut onion tops.

3. Mix all.

If you need in taste, you can add some salt or fish sauce and chicken powder.

Now, you can eat your shan noodle eagerly and can eat more than one plate/bowl.

Note: Some ate it mixing chicken soup. If you want it, you can just pour chicken soup into your salad (shan noodle).

Oh, you can eat in two styles…^^^

Chan Myae soe

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