Rice-Batter Crepes

Khao Soy Khem Noi

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Preparation info

  • Makes About 7 Crepes; Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Burma

By Naomi Duguid

Published 2012

  • About

The inventiveness of people who work day to day with basic ingredients is almost limitless. These steamed savory crepes are made in Kengtung, north of the Golden Triangle; I’ve never seen them anywhere else. The alternate title above is in Tai Koen, the majority language in Kengtung; and the Shan name is khao soy biu bang moh. They’re kind of a cross between noodles and crepes.

Each morning in the local market, kids and adults sit on low benches as the crepe maker keeps two p