12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Der Tour Myanmar Entdecken

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Der Tour Myanmar Entdecken

1. Nangyi thoke

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

The recipe takes the form of thick, round rice noodles with chicken, slim 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 as well as turmeric extract and chili oil, thrown by hand as well as served with sides of pickled greens and also a bowl of broth.

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s essential parts: 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 main Buddhist ethnic groups) dish combines rice that’s been prepared with turmeric and squashed into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish as well as garlic oil.

Oily and savory, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and also deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin ends up being a snack that runs the range from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetizer.

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Maybe one of the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

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

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not simply home cooking yet an experience by itself. It features a slightly oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup as well as six vegetable side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, and so on) and a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and also spice levels may differ from place to location but this culinary experience remains the exact same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is without a doubt among the most delicious fish ever before. So excellent that you can consume it on its own or with white rice as well as absolutely nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crunchy, light, nutty and fluffy. The sweet version is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and also 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 delicious. The noodles are really soft as well as doused in different sauces. I really liked the peanut flavour that this dish produced.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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

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

 

9. Tea shop meal

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

What makes the tea shops so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional beverage consists of black tea mixed with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As simple as it seems, the prep work is really an art as well as is rather amusing to watch!

The “tea master” gets a large pot of steaming dark tea on the range and puts the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot adding condensed milk as well as evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he after that transfers the mix to another receptacle, then back right into the first pot as well as repeats several times to ensure it is completely combined. He then fills up a bunch of small mugs and begins once again with one more batch as the first mugs are currently taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will certainly make you want more!

Tea stores are fantastic places to enjoy cups of milky tea as well as additionally different foods of Myanmar. They offer baked sweets along with meat steamed buns and dim sum. The often served recipes are deep-fried savory 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 fish soup. It is a vital part of Burmese food and considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by lots of people. Typically consumed in the morning, Mohinga is budget-friendly and also readily available.

Sold by hawkers and street stall proprietors, this meal is absolutely slurp worthy. Different cities have their own variations so do not hesitate to try one each time you most likely 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 lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue far from Indian paratha, but closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up as well as slapped down continuously till 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 used in Thai cuisine. You could also include 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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