Dinner

Indian Chicken Curry – Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free

This chicken curry is done Indian style. I made it a little lighter on the spices because my husband can be VERY picky about his spices, and I was making it special for him, but you can easily make the flavors “pop” more by simply adding a little more curry powder, paprika, or chili powder.…

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Burmese Noodle Salad with Chicken/Egg/Tofu

Myanmar chicken noodle salad is surprisingly flavorful. It is a fresh and filling lunchtime or dinnertime meal that’s perfect for a hot day. The lime and cilantro give this dish a light taste while the chilies and spices give it that extra flavor dimension. Add in this chicken recipe for protein (you may substitute boiled…

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Simple Asian Chicken

My husband REALLY loves chicken, so I have had to come up with quick and easy chicken recipes that don’t take an excessive amount of time or energy for the days when I’m otherwise too busy to cook chicken curry or some other similar dish. Plus, I often forget to take the chicken out of the…

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Myanmar Omelette Egg Curry in Tomato Sauce

Egg curry is probably one of the dishes that we eat most in our house. It’s easy, comes together fast, and it fills you up, besides being delicious. There are 2 ways to make egg curry: the first is made with hard-boiled eggs cut in half, and the second is this one, the omelette egg…

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Asian-Spiced Healing Vegetable Soup

Vegetable soup is the perfect food to eat if you’re wanting to eat light, but still nutritiously. Although some vegetable soups are lacking in flavor, this one has plenty! This is my Burmese husband’s recipe, and in Myanmar, they also happen to have a knack for soups (and salads, and curries, and stir fries). So…

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Myanmar Vegan Tofu Curry in Tomato Sauce

Vegan tofu curry is one of my favorite dishes to make. It’s the vegan cousin of the more traditional Burmese egg curry. It’s best to use fresh tomatoes in this dish since they provide much more flavor than sauce. Make sure you boil them though! Boiling removes the slightly tart flavor of the tomatoes and…

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Burmese Vegetarian Mohinga Recipe

Mohinga (မုန့်ဟင်းခါး in Burmese) is sometimes called the “national dish” of Myanmar. Traditionally, mohinga is a lentil soup made with fish, but this recipe is a vegetarian mohinga recipe. It can be made vegan by simply removing the eggs. Although not laden with the classic fish flavor, my Myanmar husband still says that this mohinga…

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Burmese Coconut Noodles (Ohn No Khao Swe) — Bagan, Myanmar/Burma

Ohn No Khao Swe (အုန်းနို့ခေါက်ဆွဲ in Burmese) literally means “Coconut Milk Noodles”. It’s a classic Burmese dish full of rich, flavorful ingredients. When I made this dish while I was living in Myanmar with my husband, my kitchen was very limited (ahem, it was a hot plate on a countertop, plus a rice cooker and a cutting…

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Burmese Chicken Curry

Burmese chicken curry is a staple Myanmar dish that is simple, nutritious, and flavorful. This authentic Burmese chicken curry recipe was inspired by my mother-in-law’s chicken curry recipe that she makes every time that my husband and I visit her village. Although, this version does have MUCH less oil (Myanmar curries are notoriously oily, though…

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Burmese Fried Rice Recipe

Okay… maybe this isn’t “traditionally” Burmese. But, I learned how to make it from Naing Naing (who is Burmese), so therefore… it’s Burmese. Also, I’m aware it isn’t THE MOST healthy thing on this site. I generally try to avoid frying of any kind, including sauté frying, but I’m trying to end my Deprivation Diet…

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