12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Group Tours And Travel

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Group Tours And Travel

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s crucial elements: turmeric rice and fish.

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Known in Burmese as nga htamin (fish rice), this Shan (one of the nation’s primary Buddhist ethnic groups) dish combines rice that’s been cooked with turmeric as well as squashed into a disk with a topping of flakes of freshwater fish as well as garlic oil.

Oily as well as savory, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic as well as 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 appetizer.

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Perhaps one of the most famous Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, commonly as a dessert, but 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, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a splash of garlic oil and also pungent slices of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not simply comfort food yet an experience by itself. It features a somewhat oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and 6 veggie side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed vegetables, tomato salad, etc.) as well as a garlic chili dip. The range of side dishes as well as spice levels might differ from location 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 much less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh and the meat is juicy.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent odor of fish stomach, this is without a doubt one of one of the most scrumptious fish ever before. So good that you can consume it plain or with white rice as well as absolutely nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crunchy, light, nutty and fluffy. The sweet variation 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. Either way, it is really scrumptious. The noodles are really soft as well as doused in different sauces. I really liked the peanut flavour that this recipe 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 anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “couple snacks” are basic blobs 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 evening market at 31st street is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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

What makes the tea stores so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional beverage consists of black tea combined with condensed milk as well as evaporated milk. As easy as it appears, the prep work is actually an art and is fairly amusing to view!

The “tea master” gets a huge pot of boiling dark tea on the range and pours the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then moves the mix to an additional receptacle, after that back into the very first pot as well as repeats several times to make sure it is completely mixed. He after that fills a number of tiny mugs and also begins once again with another batch as the very first mugs are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you desire more!

Tea shops are wonderful places to delight in mugs of milky tea as well as likewise different foods of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts along with meat steamed buns and dim sum. The often served dishes are deep-fried tasty 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 a crucial part of Burmese food and also considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by many people. Usually consumed in the morning, Mohinga is inexpensive as well as easily available.

Sold by hawkers and street stall proprietors, this dish is absolutely slurp worthy. Various cities have their own variations so don’t 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 an one-of-a-kind mix of Burmese as well as 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 and also slapped down consistently till 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 covered in rice paper.

Coconut milk is likewise made use of in Thai cuisine. You can additionally include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or simply to make it an extra filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t excessively sweet.

 

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