Hta- ma-ne is a mixture of glutinous rice, roasted sesame seeds.roasted peanuts, coconut slices and a generous amount of cooking oils.Flavoured with ginger,hta-ma-ne gose well with the cold weather of the harvest season. It is said that the world hta-ma-ne comes
From hnan-ma-me; hnan in Myanmar is sesame seeds and ma-ne-ne means large in amount.
The snack is called hnan-ma-ne because a large amount of sesame seeds is required it is regularly it. Through it is available in markets all the year round, it is regularly made in Ta-bo-dwe, the eleventh month of the Myanmar calendar which falls in February. At such a time,
Hta-ma-ne- making competitions are held in many parts of the country to celebrate the harvest festival. The competition is like a big gathering because many hands are needed to get perfect hta-ma-ne. Perfect hta-ma-ne requires both a well- balanced proportion of the ingredients and cooperative strength of the team members.