12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Football Federation Facebook Page

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Football Federation Facebook Page

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s crucial 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 as well as squashed right into a disk with a topping of flakes of freshwater fish and also garlic oil.

Oily and also mouthwatering, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and also 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 appetizer.

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Possibly one of the most renowned Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, normally as a treat, but they’re additionally 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, sliced tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts as well as peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil and pungent pieces of chili as well as garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not simply comfort food however an experience by itself. It features a somewhat oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup and six veggie side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, and so on) as well as a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and also spice levels may vary from area to place but this cooking experience continues to be the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal smoked 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 among one of the most tasty fish ever before. So good that you can consume it plain or with white rice as well as 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 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 very tasty. The noodles are truly soft and also doused in different 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 respectable food scene too. It is like the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These small bites can be discovered anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are basic blobs 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 street is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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

What makes the tea shops so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional drink consists of black tea combined with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As easy as it sounds, the preparation is in fact an art and also is fairly amusing to watch!

The “tea master” gets a big pot of boiling dark tea on the range and also pours the hot drink in a smaller pot adding condensed milk as well as evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he after that moves the mix to an additional receptacle, after that back right into the initial pot and also repeats a number of times to see to it it is completely blended. He then fills a number of tiny mugs and starts once more with one more set as the initial mugs are already taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will certainly make you desire more!

Tea stores are terrific locations to enjoy mugs of milky tea as well as also different foods of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets along with meat steamed buns and dim sum. The often served recipes are deep-fried mouthwatering 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 also fish soup. It is a crucial part of Burmese food and also considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by lots of people. Generally eaten in the morning, Mohinga is budget friendly as well as easily offered.

Sold by hawkers and street stall proprietors, this meal is absolutely slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variations so do not 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, yet closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up and slapped down consistently till it can’t be stretched 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 might likewise include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or simply to make it a more filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t overly sweet.

 

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