Burmese Fish Soup with Rice Vermicelli


Preparation info

  • For


    people, or more as part of a buffet
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 15

Appears in

The Rice Book

By Sri Owen

Published 1993

  • About

This soup can be served as a party dish or a one-dish meal, with all the accompaniments displayed on a large plate and the soup itself in a big bowl, kept piping hot on a hotplate. The guests help themselves as they please.

One thing that is still not to be had in the West is banana trunk, a traditional ingredient of mohinga. This can be replaced by banana flowers, which are sold fresh in quite a lot of Asian shops, or canned palm hearts, which you can get in most delicatessens. In