Laphet Thoke – Burmese Tea Leaf Salad Recipe

September 12, 2019

Laphet Thoke – Burmese Tea Leaf Salad Recipe

Laphet Thoke – Burmese Tea Leaf Salad


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  • 1-4 oz Fermented tea leaves
  • 2-3 heads of romaine lettuce
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Crunchy topping: fried yellow lentils, butter beans, garlic, roasted peanuts, and toasted sesame
  • 1 lemon
  • Olive oil

Takes , serves four people.

  1. Rinse, dry, and chop or shred the romaine lettuce. Dice the tomatoes.
  2. Create a base with the romaine lettuce. Arrange tea leaves, tomatoes, and crunchy topping on top. Squeeze 1/4 lemon and drizzle with olive oil.

That's it! Pairs well as a first course for Burmese/Thai Curry Noodles (Ohn no khao swè).

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