12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Food Packaging Exports Company

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Food Packaging Exports Company

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle dishes– essentially noodle-based “salads” with broth served on the side– as well as maybe 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 as well as pieces of hard-boiled egg.

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s necessary components: turmeric rice as well as 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 and squashed into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish and also garlic oil.

Oily and tasty, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin becomes a treat 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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Probably one of the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed on their own, typically as a dessert, 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 blended by hand with shredded cabbage, chopped tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a dash of garlic oil and pungent slices of chili as well as garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not just home cooking but an experience by itself. It features a slightly oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and six veggie side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, etc.) and also a garlic chili dip. The variety of side dishes as well as spice levels might vary from location to area yet this culinary experience continues to be the exact same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal smoked fish which just costs much less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh and 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 tasty fish ever before. So good that you can eat 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, crunchy, light, nutty and also fluffy. The sweet version is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds as well as fresh coconut slices.

 

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 produced.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a pretty good food scene too. It is like 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 “husband and wife snacks” are simple globs of rice flour batter contributed to a sizzling muffin-like cast iron frying pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas added to them. The Mandalay evening 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 sit if you need a break in a busy sightseeing and tour day or if you just {want to|wish to rest as well as have a relaxing mid-day.

What makes the tea stores so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional beverage includes black tea combined with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As straightforward as it appears, the preparation is actually an art and also is fairly amusing to watch!

The “tea master” grabs a big pot of steaming dark tea on the stove as well as puts the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk as well as evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he after that transfers the mix to another receptacle, then back into the initial pot as well as repeats several times to make sure it is completely mixed. He after that fills up a lot of small cups and also begins again with an additional set as the initial cups are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will make you desire a lot more!

Tea shops are excellent locations to enjoy cups of milky tea as well as also various foods of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets along with meat steamed buns and dim sum. The usually 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 and fish soup. It is a crucial part of Burmese food and considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by lots of people. Typically consumed in the morning, Mohinga is budget-friendly as well as conveniently offered.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall proprietors, this dish is certainly slurp worthy. Different 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 a special blend of Burmese as well as lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue away from Indian paratha, however closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up as well as slapped down continuously up until it can’t be stretched any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

Burmese sweet snacks somehow always include grated coconut. It is basically grated coconut with coconut milk covered in rice paper.

Coconut milk is similarly made use of in Thai food. You can also add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or just to make it an extra filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t excessively sweet.

 

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