Simmered Cabbage, Shan Style

Galaam Oop

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    As a Main Course
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By Naomi Duguid

Published 2012

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The Shan name of this dish indicates the cooking method (oop) used for cooking the cabbage (galaam). The oop method of cooking involves a slow simmer of ingredients under a tightly sealed lid, with very little water and little or no oil. It’s a classic Shan cooking method, one that is also used by the Tai Koen of eastern Shan State and northern Thailand. Here depth of flavor comes from soybean disks (miso paste is a fine substitute) and from the interpl