12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Beautiful Places To Visit In Myanmar

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Beautiful Places To Visit In Myanmar

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle meals– essentially noodle-based “salads” with broth served on the side– and maybe the tastiest as well as most ubiquitous is nangyi thoke.

The dish takes the form of thick, round rice noodles with chicken, thin pieces of fish cake, par-boiled bean sprouts as well as slices of hard-boiled egg.

The ingredients are seasoned with a combination of roasted chickpea flour and also turmeric extract and chili oil, thrown by hand and also served with sides of pickled greens and a bowl of broth.

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s essential elements: turmeric rice as well as fish.

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

Oily and full-flavored, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and also 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 on their own, generally as a dessert, but they’re likewise served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the meal, the sour, slightly bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a splash of garlic oil as well as pungent pieces of chili and also garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not just home cooking yet an experience by itself. It includes a somewhat oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and also six vegetable side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed vegetables, tomato salad, and so on) as well as a garlic chili dip. The variety of side dishes and spice levels may vary from place to location yet this culinary experience continues to be the exact same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal smoked fish which just costs less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh as well as the meat is juicy.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is by far one of the most delicious fish ever. So great that you can consume it on its own or with white rice and absolutely nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crunchy, light, nutty as well as fluffy. The sweet version is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and fresh coconut pieces.

 

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 extremely scrumptious. The noodles are actually soft and doused in different sauces. I really liked the peanut flavour that this dish gave off.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a pretty good food scene also. 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 simple dollops of rice flour batter included in a crackling muffin-like cast iron pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas added to them. The Mandalay evening market at 31st road is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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From morning meal to mid-day snack, tea shops are the places to rest if you require a break in a hectic sightseeing and tour day or if you simply {want to|wish to rest as well as have a relaxing mid-day.

What makes the tea stores so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional drink contains black tea mixed with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As simple as it sounds, the preparation is in fact an art and also is quite enjoyable to view!

The “tea master” gets hold of a large pot of boiling dark tea on the range and also puts the hot drink in a smaller sized pot adding condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then moves the mix to an additional receptacle, after that back into the first pot as well as repeats several times to make sure it is flawlessly blended. He after that fills a lot of little mugs and starts again with one more set as the very first mugs are already taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will make you desire a lot more!

Tea shops are excellent places to take pleasure in cups of milky tea and also various cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked desserts as well as meat steamed buns and dim sum. The commonly served meals are deep-fried savory snacks, deep-fried bread served with a potato curry or baked breads.

 

10. Mohinga

 

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Mohinga is a comforting rice noodle as well as fish soup. It is a vital part of Burmese cuisine and considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by several people. Generally consumed in the early morning, Mohinga is affordable and conveniently offered.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall proprietors, this dish is definitely slurp worthy. Different cities have their very own variants so do not be afraid to try one every 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 special blend of Burmese as well as lndian influences.

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

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

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

 

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