12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar H Travel

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar H Travel

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s necessary parts: turmeric rice and also fish.

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Known in Burmese as nga htamin (fish rice), this Shan (one of the nation’s major 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 and also garlic oil.

Oily and also mouthwatering, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin comes to be a treat 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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Perhaps one of the most famed Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, typically as a treat, yet they’re also 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, chopped tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts as well as peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil as well as pungent slices of chili as well as garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

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

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal smoked fish which only sets you back 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 without a doubt among one of the most scrumptious fish ever. So excellent that you can eat it plain or with white rice and 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 variation 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 either case, it is very scrumptious. The noodles are actually soft as well as doused in various sauces. I really liked the peanut flavour that this recipe produced.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a respectable food scene also. It is like the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These little bites can be discovered anywhere in 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 frying pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas added to them. The Mandalay night market at 31st road is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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From breakfast to afternoon snack, tea shops are the places to sit if you require a break in an active sightseeing and tour day or if you simply {want to|wish to rest and have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea shops so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional drink contains black tea combined with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As straightforward as it appears, the preparation is really an art and also is fairly entertaining to see!

The “tea master” gets hold of a large pot of steaming dark tea on the cooktop and also 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, then back into the initial pot as well as repeats numerous times to make certain it is perfectly mixed. He after that fills up a lot of small mugs and starts once again with an additional batch as the very first cups are currently taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will certainly make you want more!

Tea stores are terrific locations to enjoy cups of milky tea and likewise different cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked desserts in addition to meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The typically served dishes 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 fish soup. It is a vital part of Burmese food and also considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by lots of people. Typically eaten in the early morning, Mohinga is cost effective and also easily available.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall owners, this dish is definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variations so do not hesitate 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 a distinct 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 repetitively up until it can’t be extended any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is likewise made use of in Thai food. You can likewise add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or simply to make it a more filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t extremely sweet.

 

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