12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Famous Places In Bago Myanmar

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Famous Places In Bago Myanmar

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle dishes– basically noodle-based “salads” with broth offered on the side– and also possibly the tastiest and also most ubiquitous is nangyi thoke.

The recipe takes the form of thick, rounded 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 as well as turmeric extract and also chili oil, tossed by hand and served with sides of pickled greens as well as 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 country’s primary Buddhist ethnic groups) dish combines rice that’s been prepared with turmeric as well as compressed right into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish and garlic oil.

Oily as well as tasty, 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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Maybe the most famous Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, commonly 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, slightly bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a dash of garlic oil as well as pungent pieces of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not simply comfort food however an experience by itself. It includes a slightly oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and 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 variety of side dishes and spice levels might differ from location to location however this culinary experience stays the exact same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal barbequed fish which only 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 smell of fish stomach, this is without a doubt among one of the most tasty fish ever. So excellent 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, crispy, light, nutty and fluffy. The sweet variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered 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. Either way, it is very delicious. The noodles are actually soft as well as doused in different sauces. I actually 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 too. It is like the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These small bites can be discovered anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “couple snacks” are simple globs of rice flour batter included in a searing 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 shops are the places to sit if you need a break in an active sightseeing day or if you simply {want to|wish to rest as well as 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 easy as it appears, the preparation is in fact an art and also is rather amusing to watch!

The “tea master” grabs a large pot of boiling dark tea on the range as well as puts the hot drink in a smaller sized pot including 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 and repeats a number of times to ensure it is completely mixed. He after that fills up a number of tiny mugs and also starts once again with one more batch as the very first mugs are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will certainly make you want a lot more!

Tea stores are fantastic locations to delight in cups of milky tea as well as also different foods of Myanmar. They offer baked sweets along with meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The typically served recipes 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 and also fish soup. It is a vital part of Burmese food and considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by lots of people. Generally consumed in the early morning, Mohinga is economical and also readily offered.

Sold by hawkers and street stall owners, this dish is certainly slurp worthy. Various cities have their own variations so don’t 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 an one-of-a-kind blend of Burmese and lndian influences.

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

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

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

 

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