12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Mister Tourism World Myanmar

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Mister Tourism World Myanmar

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle dishes– essentially noodle-based “salads” with broth served on the side– and also probably the tastiest as well as 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 slices of hard-boiled egg.

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s crucial elements: turmeric rice as well as fish.

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

Oily and mouthwatering, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin ends up being a treat that runs the gamut from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetizer.

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Possibly one of the most famed Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed on their own, typically as a treat, yet they’re likewise served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the meal, the sour, a little bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced up tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a dash of garlic oil and also pungent slices of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not simply comfort food yet an experience by itself. It includes a somewhat oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup and also six veggie side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy vegetables, tomato salad, and so on) and also a garlic chili dip. The variety of side dishes and also spice levels may differ from place to place however this cooking experience remains the 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 and also the meat is succulent.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent odor of fish stomach, this is without a doubt one of one of the most delicious fish ever. So good that you can consume it plain or with white rice and also absolutely nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crispy, light, nutty and fluffy. The sweet version 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 any case, it is extremely scrumptious. The noodles are truly soft and also doused in various sauces. I really liked the peanut flavour that this recipe produced.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a pretty good food scene too. It resembles the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These tiny bites can be found anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are basic globs of rice flour batter included in a sizzling muffin-like cast iron frying 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 mid-day snack, tea shops are the locations to sit if you require a break in a busy sightseeing day or if you simply {want to|wish to sit as well as have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea shops so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional drink contains black tea mixed with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As basic as it appears, the prep work is actually an art and is quite amusing to watch!

The “tea master” gets a large pot of steaming dark tea on the oven as well as pours the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot adding condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he then moves the mix to another receptacle, then back right into the initial pot as well as repeats numerous times to make sure it is flawlessly combined. He then fills up a bunch of little cups as well as begins again with an additional set as the initial cups are currently taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you desire much more!

Tea shops are excellent locations to appreciate cups of milky tea and likewise various cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked desserts as well as meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The frequently served meals 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 as well as fish soup. It is an important part of Burmese food and considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by several people. Typically consumed in the morning, Mohinga is budget-friendly and conveniently available.

Sold by hawkers and street stall owners, this dish is absolutely slurp worthy. Various cities have their own variations so do not hesitate to try one whenever you go to another Burmese city.

 

11. Burmese Paratha

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Burmese paratha with sweet pea pyote (sweet bean paste) is an unique blend of Burmese as well as lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue far from Indian paratha, however closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up and also 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 utilized in Thai food. You could also add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or simply to make it a more filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t excessively sweet.

 

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