12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – 4 Famous Places In Myanmar

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – 4 Famous Places In Myanmar

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle dishes– basically noodle-based “salads” with broth offered on the side– and probably the tastiest and most common is nangyi thoke.

The dish takes the form of thick, rounded rice noodles with chicken, slim slices of fish cake, par-boiled bean sprouts and pieces of hard-boiled egg.

The ingredients are seasoned with a blend of roasted chickpea flour and turmeric as well as chili oil, tossed by hand as well as offered with sides of pickled greens as well as a bowl of broth.

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s important components: turmeric rice and fish.

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Known in Burmese as nga htamin (fish rice), this Shan (one of the country’s major Buddhist ethnic groups) dish combines rice that’s been cooked with turmeric as well as compressed right into a disk with a topping of flakes of freshwater fish as well as garlic oil.

Oily as well as tasty, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic as well as deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin comes to be a snack that runs the range from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetiser.

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Perhaps the most renowned Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten on their own, usually as a treat, but they’re additionally served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the meal, the sour, slightly bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a splash of garlic oil and also pungent pieces of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not just home cooking however an experience by itself. It comes with a slightly oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and 6 vegetable side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, etc.) and also a garlic chili dip. The range of side dishes and also spice levels might differ from place to area however this culinary experience remains the same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal barbequed fish which only costs much less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh and also the meat is juicy.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is without a doubt among the most tasty fish ever before. So good that you can eat it plain or with white rice and also absolutely nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crispy, light, nutty and fluffy. The sweet variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds as well as fresh coconut slices.

 

7. Shan Noodles

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Shan noodle is Inle’s specialty|specialized}. You can have it wet or dry. In either case, it is really scrumptious. The noodles are actually soft and doused in various sauces. I actually liked the peanut flavour that this recipe produced.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a pretty good food scene too. It resembles the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These little bites can be discovered anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “couple snacks” are basic blobs of rice flour batter contributed to a sizzling muffin-like cast iron frying pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas added to them. The Mandalay night market at 31st road is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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From morning meal to afternoon snack, tea stores are the places to rest if you need a break in a busy sightseeing day or if you simply {want to|wish to rest and have a relaxing mid-day.

What makes the tea stores so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional beverage contains black tea blended with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As simple as it sounds, the preparation is in fact an art as well as is quite enjoyable to watch!

The “tea master” grabs a big pot of steaming dark tea on the cooktop as well as pours the hot drink in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then transfers the mix to another receptacle, then back into the very first pot and also repeats numerous times to make certain it is perfectly combined. He then fills a number of little cups as well as begins once again with an additional set as the very first cups are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will make you desire extra!

Tea stores are fantastic locations to appreciate mugs of milky tea as well as likewise numerous foods of Myanmar. They serve baked desserts in addition to meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The usually served dishes are deep-fried tasty snacks, deep-fried bread offered with a potato curry or baked breads.

 

10. Mohinga

 

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Mohinga is a comforting rice noodle and also fish soup. It is a crucial part of Burmese food and considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by numerous people. Usually consumed in the early morning, Mohinga is budget friendly and readily offered.

Sold by hawkers and street stall owners, this dish is definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variants so don’t hesitate to try one every single time you go to another Burmese city.

 

11. Burmese Paratha

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Burmese paratha with sweet pea pyote (sweet bean paste) is an one-of-a-kind blend of Burmese and also lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue away from Indian paratha, but closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up and slapped down consistently until it can’t be stretched any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

Burmese sweet snacks somehow always include grated coconut. It is essentially grated coconut with coconut milk wrapped in rice paper.

Coconut milk is likewise made use of in Thai cuisine. You might likewise add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or simply to make it an extra filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t extremely sweet.

 

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