12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Exotic Myanmar Tour

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Exotic Myanmar Tour

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 ubiquitous is nangyi thoke.

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s crucial components: turmeric rice and 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 also compressed right into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish and also garlic oil.

Oily and also savory, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic as well as 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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Perhaps the most renowned Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed by themselves, generally as a dessert, but they’re additionally served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the dish, the sour, a little 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 pungent slices of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not simply home cooking but an experience in itself. It includes a slightly oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup as well as six vegetable side dishes (anticipate 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 might vary from location to location however this cooking experience continues to be the 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 and the meat is succulent.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is without a doubt among the most tasty fish ever before. So excellent that you can eat 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 variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds as well as 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 extremely scrumptious. The noodles are actually soft and doused in different sauces. I really liked the peanut flavour that this meal 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 discovered anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

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

 

9. Tea store meal

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

What makes the tea stores so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional drink includes black tea blended with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As basic as it sounds, the prep work is in fact an art as well as is fairly amusing to enjoy!

The “tea master” grabs a huge pot of steaming dark tea on the stove as well as pours the hot beverage in a smaller pot including condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he after that moves the mix to an additional receptacle, after that back into the initial pot and repeats a number of times to see to it it is flawlessly mixed. He after that fills a bunch of tiny mugs and also begins again with another set as the first mugs are already taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you desire more!

Tea shops are wonderful places to appreciate mugs of milky tea and likewise various cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked desserts in addition to meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The typically served meals are deep-fried mouthwatering 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 crucial part of Burmese cuisine and considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by several people. Typically eaten in the morning, Mohinga is affordable and also conveniently offered.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall owners, this dish is definitely slurp worthy. Different cities have their very own variations so don’t be afraid 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 a special blend of Burmese as well as 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 also slapped down repetitively up until it can’t be extended any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is similarly made use of in Thai food. You could likewise add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or just to make it an extra filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t excessively sweet.

 

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