12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Football Live

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Football Live

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s essential parts: turmeric rice and 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 prepared with turmeric and also compressed into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish as well as garlic oil.

Oily and tasty, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin ends up being a snack 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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Perhaps one of the most renowned Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed by themselves, generally as a dessert, however they’re likewise served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the dish, the sour, somewhat bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil as well as pungent slices of chili as well as garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not simply home cooking however an experience by itself. It includes a slightly oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup as well as 6 vegetable side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy vegetables, tomato salad, and so on) and also a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and also spice levels might vary from place to place yet this cooking experience remains the same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent odor of fish stomach, this is by far among one of the most scrumptious fish ever. So good that you can consume it plain or with white rice and also 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 covered 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 delicious. The noodles are truly soft as well as doused in different sauces. I really 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 small bites can be discovered throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “couple snacks” are simple globs of rice flour batter included in a searing muffin-like cast iron frying pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas added to them. The Mandalay night market at 31st street is a must-go.

 

9. Tea store meal

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

What makes the tea stores so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional drink contains black tea blended with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As simple as it seems, the prep work is really an art as well as is quite amusing to view!

The “tea master” gets hold of a big pot of boiling dark tea on the oven as well as puts the hot drink in a smaller pot adding condensed milk and also 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 also repeats numerous times to make certain it is completely combined. He then fills a lot of little cups and also begins once more with another batch as the first cups are currently taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will certainly make you desire extra!

Tea shops are terrific places to delight in cups of milky tea and also various foods of Myanmar. They serve baked desserts along with meat steamed buns and dim sum. The commonly 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 also fish soup. It is an essential part of Burmese food as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by many people. Generally eaten in the early morning, Mohinga is budget friendly and also conveniently offered.

Sold by hawkers and street stall proprietors, this dish is absolutely slurp worthy. Different cities have their own variations so do not be afraid 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 blend of Burmese and also 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 as well as slapped down continuously till it can’t 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 similarly made use of in Thai food. You could additionally add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or just to make it a more filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t overly sweet.

 

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