Food in Myanmar

Fried White Costus

Fried white costus can cook like asparagus dishes and also very tasty one. Because it is a season plant, you cannot find this dish whole year. Although white costus is not expensive to buy as asparagus, dishes make from it are very special to serve.


White costus -
Sun dried Prawn -
Onion -
Salt -
Chicken powder -
Oil -
The following is the instruction of how to cook step by step in English
    • Choose and chop the soft stems of white Costus. Rinse it and boil them in boiling water for 3 minutes. Sieve them from water afterward.
    • Chop onions into thin slices, blend dried prawns into powder and get other ingredients ready.
    • Panfry onions and, add dried prawn powder when onions start to be tender. Later, add pieces of white Costus with salt and chicken powder and gently panfry them.
    • When white costus is cooked, you may adjust the flavour by adding more salt or chicken powder. 
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Posted Date : 01-May-2014