12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – 7 Day Tour Of Myanmar

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – 7 Day Tour Of Myanmar

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle meals– essentially noodle-based “salads” with broth offered on the side– and also maybe the tastiest and most common is nangyi thoke.

The meal takes the form of thick, round rice noodles with chicken, thin slices of fish cake, par-boiled bean sprouts and also slices of hard-boiled egg.

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s crucial components: turmeric rice as well as fish.

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Known in Burmese as nga htamin (fish rice), this Shan (one of the nation’s primary Buddhist ethnic groups) dish combines rice that’s been cooked with turmeric and squashed into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish and garlic oil.

Oily and mouthwatering, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin becomes a treat 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 famed Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, normally as a treat, yet they’re also served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the dish, the sour, somewhat bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a splash of garlic oil and also pungent slices of chili and also garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not simply home cooking however an experience by itself. It includes a slightly oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup and 6 vegetable side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, etc.) and a garlic chili dip. The variety of side dishes and spice levels might vary from place to place yet this cooking experience remains the same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal smoked fish which only sets you back less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh as well as the meat is succulent.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is without a doubt one of the most scrumptious fish ever before. So excellent that you can eat it on its own or with white rice and also nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crunchy, light, nutty and also fluffy. The sweet variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and 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 any case, it is very tasty. The noodles are actually soft as well as doused in different sauces. I truly liked the peanut flavour that this meal produced.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a pretty good food scene also. It is like the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These little bites can be found throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are simple globs of rice flour batter added to a searing muffin-like cast iron frying pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas included in them. The Mandalay evening market at 31st street is a must-go.

 

9. Tea store meal

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From morning meal to afternoon snack, tea stores are the locations to sit if you need a break in a busy sightseeing day or if you just {want to|wish to rest and also have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea stores so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional drink includes black tea combined with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As straightforward as it seems, the prep work is really an art as well as is fairly amusing to view!

The “tea master” gets a large pot of steaming dark tea on the oven and puts the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot adding condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he after that moves the mix to an additional receptacle, then back into the first pot and repeats numerous times to make sure it is perfectly mixed. He then fills a number of tiny cups and also begins again with an additional batch as the initial mugs are already taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will certainly make you want much more!

Tea shops are wonderful places to appreciate cups of milky tea as well as likewise numerous foods of Myanmar. They serve baked desserts as well as meat steamed buns and dim sum. The commonly served dishes are deep-fried full-flavored snacks, deep-fried bread served 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 an important part of Burmese food as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by several people. Typically eaten in the morning, Mohinga is inexpensive as well as conveniently available.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall owners, this dish is certainly slurp worthy. Various cities have their own variants so do not be afraid to try one each time you go to another Burmese city.

 

11. Burmese Paratha

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Burmese paratha with sweet pea pyote (sweet bean paste) is a distinct blend of Burmese as well as lndian influences.

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

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is likewise utilized in Thai cuisine. You might also include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or just to make it an extra filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t overly sweet.

 

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