Kachin Vegetable Medley

Preparation info
  • Serves

    2 or 3

    As a Main Course
    • Difficulty


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By Naomi Duguid

Published 2012

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This mixed vegetable dish is tender and succulent, with a subtle toasted flavor from toasted rice powder. It’s traditionally made by steaming the vegetables and rice powder in a leaf-wrapped package. This adaptation uses a pot with a tight-fitting lid and a small amount of oil to prevent sticking. The vegetables slow-cook in their own steam, very like the Shan method of cooking called oop (see Simmered Cabbage, Shan Style).

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