12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Easia Travel Myanmar Job

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Easia Travel Myanmar Job

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

The ingredients are seasoned with a mixture of roasted chickpea flour and turmeric and chili oil, tossed by hand as well as offered 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 and squashed right into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish and garlic oil.

Oily as well as full-flavored, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin becomes 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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Probably the most famous Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten on their own, typically as a dessert, yet they’re also served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the meal, the sour, somewhat bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, chopped tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a splash of garlic oil and pungent pieces of chili as well as garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not just home cooking yet an experience in itself. It comes with a somewhat oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup and also 6 vegetable side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, and so on) and also a garlic chili dip. The variety of side dishes and also spice levels may differ from area to location yet this cooking experience continues to be the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent odor of fish stomach, this is by far among one of the most delicious fish ever. So excellent that you can eat it on its own or with white rice and 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 variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and also 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 either case, it is very scrumptious. The noodles are truly soft and doused in different sauces. I truly liked the peanut flavour that this dish gave off.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a respectable food scene as well. 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 “husband and wife snacks” are simple blobs of rice flour batter included in a crackling muffin-like cast iron frying pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas added to them. The Mandalay evening market at 31st street is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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From breakfast to afternoon snack, tea shops are the places to rest if you require a break in a hectic sightseeing day or if you just {want to|wish to sit and have a relaxing mid-day.

What makes the tea shops so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional beverage includes black tea blended with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As easy as it appears, the prep work is actually an art and also is quite entertaining to see!

The “tea master” grabs a big pot of steaming dark tea on the oven and pours the hot drink in a smaller pot including condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then moves the mix to an additional receptacle, then back into the initial pot and repeats several times to see to it it is perfectly mixed. He then fills up a lot of tiny mugs and also starts again with another set as the first cups are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will make you want much more!

Tea shops are terrific locations to enjoy cups of milky tea and also various cuisines of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts as well as meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The frequently served recipes 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 fish soup. It is an essential part of Burmese food and considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by numerous people. Typically eaten in the early morning, Mohinga is affordable and also easily offered.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall proprietors, this meal is definitely slurp worthy. Different cities have their own variations so do not hesitate to try one every single 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 unique mix 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 as well as slapped down continuously up 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 covered in rice paper.

Coconut milk is likewise used in Thai food. You might additionally include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or merely to make it a more filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t overly sweet.

 

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