12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Food Usa

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Food Usa

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 maybe the tastiest and also most common is nangyi thoke.

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s important elements: turmeric rice as well as fish.

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

Oily and also full-flavored, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin becomes a treat that runs the range 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 famed Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed on their own, typically as a dessert, 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, sliced tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts as well as peas, a dash of garlic oil as well as pungent slices of chili and also garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not just home cooking however an experience in itself. It features a somewhat oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and also six veggie side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy veggies, tomato salad, and so on) as well as a garlic chili dip. The variety of side dishes as well as spice levels might differ from location to area yet this culinary experience stays the same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal barbequed fish which only costs much less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh and the meat is succulent.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent odor of fish stomach, this is by far one of the most delicious fish ever. 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 and also fluffy. The sweet version is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped 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 very tasty. The noodles are really soft and doused in various sauces. I truly liked the peanut flavour that this recipe gave off.

 

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 tiny bites can be found throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “couple snacks” are simple dollops of rice flour batter added 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 shop meal

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From morning meal to afternoon snack, tea shops are the places to rest if you require a break in a busy sightseeing 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 beverage consists of black tea blended with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As straightforward as it appears, the preparation is actually an art and is quite enjoyable to enjoy!

The “tea master” gets a huge pot of boiling dark tea on the cooktop and pours the hot beverage in a smaller pot adding condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then moves the mix to another receptacle, after that back into the first pot and repeats several times to make sure it is perfectly mixed. He after that fills up a lot of small cups as well as starts again with one more batch as the very first mugs are currently taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you want extra!

Tea stores are great locations to appreciate mugs of milky tea and additionally various cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets along with meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The usually served dishes 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 and fish soup. It is an essential part of Burmese cuisine and also considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by numerous people. Normally eaten in the early morning, Mohinga is budget friendly and easily available.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall proprietors, this meal is certainly slurp worthy. Different cities have their own variants so don’t be afraid to try one each 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 as well as 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 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 wrapped in rice paper.

Coconut milk is likewise utilized in Thai food. You could likewise include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or just to make it a much more filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t excessively sweet.

 

Thanks for reading my guide to Top 12 Foods to Try in Myanmar – Myanmar Food Usa.

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