12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Miss Tourism Myanmar

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Miss Tourism Myanmar

1. Nangyi thoke

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

The meal 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 blend of roasted chickpea flour as well as turmeric extract as well as chili oil, thrown by hand as well as offered with sides of pickled greens and also a bowl of broth.

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s essential elements: turmeric rice and also fish.

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Known in Burmese as nga htamin (fish rice), this Shan (among the nation’s main Buddhist ethnic groups) dish combines rice that’s been cooked with turmeric as well as compressed into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish as well as garlic oil.

Oily and tasty, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and 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 appetiser.

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Probably one of the most renowned Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, usually as a treat, but they’re likewise served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the dish, the sour, somewhat bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a splash of garlic oil as well as pungent pieces of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

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

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal smoked fish which only sets you back less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh and also the meat is succulent.

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

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crunchy, light, nutty and also 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. Regardless, it is extremely scrumptious. The noodles are actually soft and also doused in various sauces. I actually liked the peanut flavour that this recipe gave off.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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

These “husband and wife snacks” are simple dollops of rice flour batter added to 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 store meal

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From breakfast to mid-day snack, tea stores are the locations to sit if you need a break in a busy sightseeing day or if you just {want to|wish to sit as well as have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea shops so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional beverage contains black tea blended with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As basic as it seems, the prep work is actually an art as well as is quite enjoyable to watch!

The “tea master” grabs a large pot of steaming dark tea on the stove as well as puts the hot beverage in a smaller pot including condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he after that moves the mix to another receptacle, after that back into the first pot as well as repeats numerous times to make sure it is flawlessly mixed. He after that fills up a lot of little cups and starts again with one more batch as the first cups are currently taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you want a lot more!

Tea shops are wonderful places to delight in mugs of milky tea and also various cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets as well as meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The commonly 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 also fish soup. It is a crucial part of Burmese cuisine as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by several people. Usually eaten in the morning, Mohinga is inexpensive and also conveniently offered.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall owners, this meal is certainly slurp worthy. Different cities have their own variants so do not hesitate to try one whenever 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 distinct mix 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 not be extended any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

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

 

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