Moh hin gha – mohinga – fish soup

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Ease : 1
Cost : 2
Spicy :
People : 6
Baking :

Ingredients :

  • 500 g of fish fillets
  • 4 onions, chopped
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 2 teaspoons of fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon of chili powder
  • 2 spoons of sesame oil
  • 4 spoons of peanut oil
  • 2 fresh chilies, seeded and chopped
  • 4 cups of coconut milk
  • 1 banana heart or box bamboo shoots
  • 1 teaspoon of dried shrimp paste (ngapi)
  • 1 spoon of fish sauce
  • 3 spoons of chickpea flour
  • 2 cups of coconut cream
  • 2 spoons of lemon juice
  • salt
  • 500 g of egg noodles or rice
  • hard eggs
  • coarsely chopped cilantro

Preparation :
Wash the fish and poach 5 minutes then reserve the fish and the fish broth.

Mix the onions, garlic, ginger, turmeric and chili powder until  a puree.

Heat the sesame oil and peanut oil in large saucepan and cook the puree.
When the mixture begins to brown and tie, add the fish broth, coconut milk and banana heart (or bamboo shoots).

Bring to a boil and cook over low heat until the banana heart (bamboo shoots) are tender. Dissolve the shrimp paste in fish sauce, and add to mixture then add the chickpea flour and dissolved in a little coconut milk.

Stir constantly until the resumption of boiling. Simmer 5 minutes and add the fish.

Then add the coconut cream and lemon juice, stirring until the soup begins to simmer. Taste and adjust seasoning.

Cook the noodles in salted water until crisp. Drain and place in large bowl for serve alongside the soup.

Serve the Moh hin gha in a bowl and give the guests large bowls or soup plates.

It primarily serves the noodles and pour the soup over it. The Moh hin gha should be served hot. It is often accompanied by hard eggs and cilantro that guests will put at will.

Tips : You can use the European or Chinese noodles.

Anecdotes : Moh hin gha is the national dish of Burma.
Street vendors go from house to house and offer moh hin gha bowls.
It is often used when the meal has many guests.
There is no real fair or festival without dealers moh bin gha.
The rice vermicelli, a bay of rice flour.