12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Bagan Tour Package

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Bagan Tour Package

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle recipes– basically noodle-based “salads” with broth offered on the side– as well as perhaps the tastiest and most ubiquitous is nangyi thoke.

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s essential components: turmeric rice and fish.

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

Oily and also full-flavored, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and also deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin comes to be a snack that runs the gamut from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetiser.

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Perhaps one of the most renowned 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, slightly bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced up tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a splash of garlic oil and pungent slices of chili as well as garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not simply comfort food however an experience in itself. It includes a slightly oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup and 6 veggie 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 differ from location to location but this cooking experience continues to be the exact same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal barbequed fish which just sets you back less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh and also the meat is juicy.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent odor of fish stomach, this is by far one of one of the most delicious fish ever before. So great 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 as well as 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. Regardless, it is very delicious. The noodles are truly soft and also doused in various sauces. I truly liked the peanut flavour that this meal produced.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a respectable food scene also. It resembles the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These little 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 sizzling muffin-like cast iron frying pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas added to them. The Mandalay night market at 31st street is a must-go.

 

9. Tea store meal

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

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 simple as it appears, the preparation is in fact an art as well as is fairly enjoyable to watch!

The “tea master” gets hold of a big pot of boiling dark tea on the range as well as puts the hot drink in a smaller sized pot adding condensed milk as well as evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he after that moves the mix to another receptacle, after that back right into the first pot and repeats numerous times to make sure it is flawlessly blended. He after that fills up a lot of tiny cups as well as starts once again with an additional set as the initial mugs are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you desire more!

Tea stores are terrific locations to appreciate cups of milky tea as well as also numerous cuisines of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts as well as meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The usually served recipes are deep-fried tasty snacks, deep-fried bread offered 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 essential part of Burmese cuisine and considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by lots of people. Normally consumed in the early morning, Mohinga is budget-friendly as well as readily offered.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall proprietors, this meal is most definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their own variations so don’t be afraid to try one every 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 unique 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 continuously till it can not be stretched 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 used in Thai food. You can likewise add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or merely to make it an extra filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t extremely sweet.

 

Thanks for reading my guide to Top 12 Foods to Try in Myanmar – Myanmar Bagan Tour Package.

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