Hsi htamin
Burmese Oiled Glutinous Rice.jpg
TypeSnack (mont)
Place of originMyanmar (Burma)
Region or stateSoutheast Asia
Associated cuisineBurmese
Main ingredientsglutinous rice, peanut oil, onions, turmeric
Similar dishesNasi kunyit

Hsi htamin (Burmese: ဆီထမင်း, pronounced [sʰì tʰəmɪ́ɴ], lit.'oiled rice'; also spelt si htamin) is a traditional Burmese snack or mont, popularly served as a breakfast dish, often served alongside peas or dried fish.[1]

The dish consists of glutinous rice cooked with turmeric, salt, and onions, and served with roasted sesame seeds and fried onions, which renders a golden hue to the rice.[2]


  1. ^ Aye, MiMi (2019-06-13). Mandalay: Recipes and Tales from a Burmese Kitchen. Bloomsbury Publishing. ISBN 9781472959485.
  2. ^ Gill, Mohana (2013-12-15). Myanmar: Cuisine, Culture, Customs. Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd. ISBN 9789814561716.