12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Food Shops Nyc

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Food Shops Nyc

1. Nangyi thoke

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

The meal takes the form of thick, rounded rice noodles with chicken, thin 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 as well as turmeric and also chili oil, thrown by hand as well as offered with sides of pickled greens as well as a bowl of broth.

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s necessary elements: 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 cooked with turmeric and also squashed into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish as well as 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 appetiser.

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

The tea leaves are eaten on their own, commonly as a treat, however 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, chopped tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts as well as peas, a sprinkle 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 by itself. It includes a somewhat oily curry (choose from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup as well as six veggie side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed vegetables, tomato salad, etc.) and a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and spice levels may differ from area to area however 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.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is without a doubt one of one of the most tasty fish ever. So excellent that you can eat it on its own or with white rice as well as 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 version 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 either case, it is really tasty. The noodles are actually soft and also doused in various sauces. I truly liked the peanut flavour that this dish gave off.

 

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 little bites can be discovered throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “couple snacks” are basic dollops of rice flour batter contributed to a sizzling muffin-like cast iron pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas included in them. The Mandalay night market at 31st road 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 need a break in a busy sightseeing and tour day or if you just {want to|wish to sit and also 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 as well as evaporated milk. As basic as it seems, the preparation is actually an art and is quite entertaining to enjoy!

The “tea master” gets hold of a big pot of boiling dark tea on the cooktop and also puts the hot drink in a smaller pot including condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he after that moves the mix to an additional receptacle, then back right into the very first pot and repeats numerous times to make sure it is perfectly blended. He then fills a lot of little mugs as well as starts once again with one more set as the first mugs are currently taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will certainly make you want a lot more!

Tea shops are fantastic places to appreciate mugs of milky tea and also various cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets in addition to meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The often served dishes are deep-fried full-flavored snacks, deep-fried bread offered with a potato curry or baked breads.

 

10. Mohinga

 

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Mohinga is a comforting rice noodle and fish soup. It is an important part of Burmese cuisine as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by several people. Typically consumed in the morning, Mohinga is cost effective and easily offered.

Sold by hawkers and street stall owners, this meal is definitely slurp worthy. Different cities have their own variants so do not hesitate to try one every 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 an unique mix of Burmese and lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue far from Indian paratha, yet closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up as well as slapped down repeatedly until it can not be extended any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is likewise utilized in Thai cuisine. You can also 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 extremely sweet.

 

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