12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Food And Drug Administration

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Food And Drug Administration

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle recipes– essentially noodle-based “salads” with broth served 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, slim pieces of fish cake, par-boiled bean sprouts as well as slices of hard-boiled egg.

The ingredients are seasoned with a mix of roasted chickpea flour as well as turmeric and chili oil, thrown by hand as well as offered with sides of pickled greens and 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 primary 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 and garlic oil.

Oily and savory, when served 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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Probably one of the most famous Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, normally as a dessert, but they’re also served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the dish, the sour, slightly bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, chopped tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a splash of garlic oil and 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 includes a somewhat oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and also 6 veggie side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed vegetables, tomato salad, and so on) and also a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes as well as spice levels may vary from area to place yet this cooking experience stays 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 as well as the meat is succulent.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is without a doubt among the most scrumptious fish ever. So excellent that you can eat it on its own or with white rice and 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 topped with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and also fresh coconut pieces.

 

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 really delicious. The noodles are really soft and doused in various sauces. I actually 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 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 contributed to a crackling 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 shop meal

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From breakfast to mid-day snack, tea stores are the places to sit if you require a break in a busy sightseeing and tour day or if you just {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 contains black tea combined with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As easy as it appears, the prep work is actually an art as well as is quite enjoyable to view!

The “tea master” gets a huge pot of steaming dark tea on the stove as well as puts the hot drink in a smaller pot including condensed milk as well as evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he after that moves the mix to another receptacle, after that back into the first pot as well as repeats several times to ensure it is perfectly blended. He after that fills up a bunch of tiny mugs as well as begins once more 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 much more!

Tea shops are fantastic locations to delight in cups of milky tea and additionally numerous foods of Myanmar. They offer baked sweets along with meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The frequently served dishes are deep-fried savory 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 a crucial part of Burmese cuisine as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by numerous people. Normally consumed in the early morning, Mohinga is budget-friendly as well as conveniently offered.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall proprietors, this dish is definitely slurp worthy. Different cities have their very own variants so do not be afraid 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 an unique mix of Burmese and also 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 until it can not 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 covered in rice paper.

Coconut milk is similarly utilized in Thai cuisine. You can likewise 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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