Myanmar Herbal Soups

Myanmar herbal soup

Myanmar people eat all the dishes together with rice, soups and salads and also put on the table at the same time and can be enjoyed with the main dishes. Soups are usually made of vegetables and certain fruits. There are 2 main types of vegetable types, a clear or think one. As the saying of ‘let medicine be a food’, Myanmar daily foods has some herbal soups that used to eat in daily life.

Drumstick leaves soup

Drumstick leaves soup
Drumstick leaves are good content of iron and rich in vitamin A, prevent heart disease and its containing of potassium mineral which can control the blood pressure. It is the best remedies for Hypertension. Drum stick leave soup is a simple one and delicious soup. To make the drumstick leaves soup it is so easy, boil the water in cooking pot then add pepper powder, some garlic and a few seasoning, then add the drum stick leave into boiling water. Simple tasty drumstick leaves soup can give a lot of health benefits.

Dregea volubilis leaves Soup
A bitter taste soup of Dregea volubilis leaves Soup with chicken is very popular soup in Myanmar and it is famous for its health benefits. In Asian, Dregea volubilis leaves are common cooked with fish, chicken and pawns to make the light soup. In Myanmar Dregea volubilis leaves is mostly cooked with chicken. Wash the chicken and seasoning. Heat the oil and then fry the onions and garlic with turmeric powder. Then add the seasoned chicken and cooked for a while. When the chicken changed into brown color add the water. When the chicken is ready to eat, add the Dregea volubilis leaves into the chicken soup. A few minutes later can serve the tasty bitter taste soup of Dregea volubilis leaves with chicken.

Tarmaid Leaves soup

Tamarind leaves soup.

Sour hot soup of Tamarind leaves soup is one of the favorite soups of Myanmar people and can see in lunch or dinner. Deliciously tangy and one of the most highly prized natural foods of tamarind is gaining recognition and appreciation throughout the world. Tamarind is one plant that has a myriad of health benefits. From the fruit pulp to the leaves and the bark—each part of the tamarind plant offers hundreds of benefits. Tamarind and its leaves are generally used in Asian dishes to impart a classic sour taste.Tamarind leaves helps control the levels of blood sugar in the body and also increases its insulin sensitivity. It also helps lactating mothers improve the quality of the breast milk. It has lots of Vitamin C, which wards away any microbial infections, leading to a healthy body, hyper tension. The ingredients to make sour Tamarind leaves soups are 2 teaspoon of oil, fish, onions, garlic, few turmeric powder, parsley leaves, fresh green chilies, salt, and fish paste. Heat oil in a saucepan and when oil is hot, fry the onion, fish, garlic and turmeric stirring around 30 seconds. Then add the water. When the water is boiled add fish paste, salt, fresh chilies and add tamarind leaves. Finally add the parsley for tasty smell for sour soup and can serve with rice deliciously.

Chayote shoot soupChayote shoot soup
A light freshly clear soup of Chayote shoot soup is a tasty healthy soup and the best match to eat with steamed rice. Chayote shoot soup provides rich in vitamin B6, a good source of essential vitamins and minerals. Its fiber is also helpful in controlling blood sugar level and in keeping the heart healthy by lowering levels of cholesterol. So how to made this easy healthy soup? It is easy and simple with few steps. Heat oil and fry fish, garlic, onion and turmeric powder. Add chayote shoots, seasoning, fish paste until boil and tender.

Winter melon soup

Winter melon soup
Winter melon is one of the most highly prized vegetables in certain parts of the world due to its nutritional value and impressive health benefits, which include its ability to reduce chronic disease, improve digestion, strengthen the immune system, protect the heart, boost vision, and increase energy levels, can help to detoxify the body, urination eliminates excess toxins, fats, salts and water from the body and among others. Every part of the winter melon plant can be used for culinary or medicinal purposes, and it is used widely in Asia, particularly in China. It is commonly used in soups and stews, but can also be candied or included in curries. In Myanmar winter melon soup is very famous to serve with meals and salads. Boil the water with fish or shrimp or chicken with garlic. When boiled add the winter melon and cooked until tender. Some used to add glass noodle in this soup. Finally add the black pepper powder and serve the hot tasty winter melon soup.

Do you like to sever the soups? Most of soups provide health benefits and tasty. Tell us what is your favourite delicious herbal soups?

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