12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Golf Tour

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Golf Tour

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle meals– essentially noodle-based “salads” with broth served on the side– and also possibly the tastiest and most common is nangyi thoke.

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s important parts: turmeric rice and 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 squashed right into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish as well as garlic oil.

Oily and full-flavored, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin becomes a snack that runs the range from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetizer.

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

The tea leaves are consumed by themselves, usually as a dessert, however they’re additionally served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the dish, the sour, somewhat bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, chopped tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a splash of garlic oil and pungent slices of chili and also garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not just comfort food but an experience by itself. It includes a somewhat oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and also six vegetable side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy vegetables, tomato salad, etc.) and a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and also spice levels may vary from place to location but this cooking experience continues to be the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is by far one of the most tasty fish ever before. So excellent that you can eat it on its own or with white rice and also 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 and fresh coconut pieces.

 

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 scrumptious. The noodles are truly soft and doused in different sauces. I actually 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 too. It is like 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 basic dollops of rice flour batter added to a searing muffin-like cast iron pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas added to them. The Mandalay evening market at 31st road 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 sit if you need a break in an active sightseeing day or if you just {want to|wish to sit and have a relaxing mid-day.

What makes the tea shops so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional beverage consists of black tea blended with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As easy as it seems, the prep work is in fact an art and also is fairly enjoyable to watch!

The “tea master” grabs a big pot of boiling dark tea on the range and puts the hot drink in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk as well as evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he after that transfers the mix to another receptacle, then back right into the initial pot as well as repeats a number of times to ensure it is completely mixed. He after that fills up a lot of tiny mugs and starts again with another batch as the initial mugs are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you desire a lot more!

Tea stores are excellent places to take pleasure in cups of milky tea as well as additionally various cuisines of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts along with meat steamed buns and dim sum. The typically served recipes are deep-fried mouthwatering 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 also fish soup. It is an important part of Burmese cuisine as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by several people. Generally consumed in the early morning, Mohinga is affordable and conveniently offered.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall proprietors, this dish is absolutely slurp worthy. Different cities have their very own variations so do not be afraid to try one every single 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 distinct blend of Burmese and lndian influences.

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

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is likewise used in Thai cuisine. You can likewise include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or merely to make it an extra filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t extremely sweet.

 

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