12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Laws Travel

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Laws Travel

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle recipes– basically noodle-based “salads” with broth served on the side– and probably the tastiest and most common is nangyi thoke.

The meal takes the form of thick, round rice noodles with chicken, slim pieces 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 and turmeric and also chili oil, tossed by hand as well as offered with sides of pickled greens as well as a bowl of broth.

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s vital 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 cooked with turmeric as well as compressed right into a disk with a topping of flakes of freshwater fish and garlic oil.

Oily as well as savory, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin comes to be a snack 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 the most famed Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed on their own, typically 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, slightly bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced up tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a splash of garlic oil and pungent pieces of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not simply home cooking yet an experience in itself. It features a somewhat oily curry (choose from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and 6 vegetable side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy vegetables, tomato salad, etc.) as well as a garlic chili dip. The range of side dishes as well as spice levels might vary from area to area however this culinary experience stays the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal barbequed fish which only sets you back much less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh as well as 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 delicious fish ever before. So great that you can eat it on its own 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 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. Either way, it is really scrumptious. The noodles are really soft and doused in various sauces. I actually liked the peanut flavour that this dish produced.

 

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 little bites can be discovered throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are simple blobs of rice flour batter contributed to a crackling muffin-like cast iron frying 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 afternoon snack, tea stores are the places to rest if you require a break in an active sightseeing and tour day or if you just {want to|wish to sit as well as have a relaxing mid-day.

What makes the tea stores so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional beverage includes black tea combined with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As easy as it sounds, the prep work is really an art and also is quite amusing to view!

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

Tea stores are excellent locations to take pleasure in cups of milky tea and likewise numerous foods of Myanmar. They offer baked sweets in addition to meat steamed buns and dim sum. The often 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 cuisine and also considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by many people. Typically consumed in the morning, Mohinga is budget friendly and also easily available.

Sold by hawkers and street stall owners, this dish is definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their own variants 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 an unique blend of Burmese and also lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue away from Indian paratha, however closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up as well as slapped down repetitively till it can not be extended 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 similarly made use of in Thai food. You can also add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or just to make it a much more filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t excessively sweet.

 

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