How to Make Balachaung

Learn how to make vegetarian balachaung (use salt instead of fishsauce). This signature Burmese side dish is usually made with dried shrimp powder. This version with only peanuts is served for vegetarians and can be made more or less spicy according to taste. A purely addictive combination of flavors. An excellent protein complement condiment for rice. It also makes a nice topping for salads or soups. Recipe at