12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Food Cooking

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Food Cooking

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle dishes– essentially noodle-based “salads” with broth served on the side– and perhaps the tastiest and most common is nangyi thoke.

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s necessary parts: turmeric rice and also fish.

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Known in Burmese as nga htamin (fish rice), this Shan (one of the nation’s main Buddhist ethnic groups) dish combines rice that’s been prepared with turmeric and also squashed into a disk with a topping of flakes of freshwater fish and also 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 comes to be 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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Probably one of the most famed Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, usually as a dessert, however they’re also served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the meal, the sour, slightly bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced up tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts as well as 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 home cooking however an experience by itself. It features a somewhat oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup and also 6 vegetable side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, etc.) as well as a garlic chili dip. The range of side dishes and also spice levels might vary from area to location but this cooking experience stays the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is without a doubt among one of the most tasty fish ever. So great that you can consume 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, crispy, light, nutty and fluffy. The sweet variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped 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. In any case, it is really tasty. The noodles are really soft as well as doused in various sauces. I actually 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 too. It resembles the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These little bites can be discovered throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are basic blobs of rice flour batter added 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 road is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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From morning meal to mid-day snack, tea stores are the locations to rest if you need a break in a hectic sightseeing day or if you just {want to|wish to sit and have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea shops so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional drink includes black tea combined with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As easy as it appears, the prep work is in fact an art and is quite amusing to view!

The “tea master” gets hold of a big pot of steaming dark tea on the oven and pours the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then moves the mix to an additional receptacle, after that back into the first pot as well as repeats numerous times to see to it it is perfectly blended. He after that fills up a bunch of little cups as well as begins again with another set as the initial mugs are currently taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will make you desire much more!

Tea stores are terrific places to delight in mugs of milky tea as well as likewise numerous cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets in addition to meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The often served meals 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 food as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by several people. Normally consumed in the morning, Mohinga is inexpensive and also readily offered.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall proprietors, this dish is absolutely slurp worthy. Various cities have their own variants so don’t be afraid to try one every single time 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 blend of Burmese and also 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 consistently till 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 wrapped in rice paper.

Coconut milk is similarly used in Thai food. You can additionally include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or just to make it an extra filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t overly sweet.

 

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