Food in Myanmar

Plum soup and toasted dried fish

Sour plum soup, Myanmar traditional food is cooked with ripe sour plum and toasted fish. Myanmar people used to cooked this soup during winter time (November to January) because the plum getting ripe during this season. We usually eat this plum soup with bowl of hot rice together with fried dried fish. I prepare toasted dried snake head fish with peanut oil. The dish is very delicious and I hope you and your family will also like it.


Sour plums - 20
Fish - 200 gm
Fish paste - 1 tbsp
Dish (seasoning powder) - 1 tsp
Salt - 1 tsp
Water - 1 liter
The following is the instruction of how to cook step by step in English
  1. Toasted the fish and remove bones.
  2. Clean plums with water and remove the seeds and boil with water until cooked.
  3. When the plums become cooked, add toasted fish, fish paste and cook for about a minute or two.
  4. After that add salt and dashi to taste and the soup is ready to serve. Transfer the soup to serving dish. The tasty plum soup with fried dried fish are ready to serve your family member.
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Posted Date : 20-Jan-2016