12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Local Travel Agency

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Local Travel Agency

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s necessary components: turmeric rice and fish.

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Known in Burmese as nga htamin (fish rice), this Shan (among the nation’s main Buddhist ethnic groups) dish combines rice that’s been prepared with turmeric and also squashed right into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish and also garlic oil.

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

The tea leaves are consumed on their own, normally as a dessert, but they’re additionally 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 tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts as well as peas, a dash of garlic oil and also pungent pieces of chili and also garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not just home cooking but an experience in itself. It includes a slightly oily curry (select 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, leafed veggies, tomato salad, etc.) and also a garlic chili dip. The variety of side dishes as well as spice levels might differ from area to location however this culinary experience stays the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal smoked fish which only 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 smell of fish stomach, this is by far among one of the most scrumptious fish ever before. So good 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 as well as fluffy. The sweet variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and also 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 very scrumptious. The noodles are really soft and doused in various sauces. I truly 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 tiny bites can be found anywhere in 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 pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas included in them. The Mandalay evening market at 31st road is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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From morning meal to afternoon snack, tea shops are the places to rest if you need a break in a busy sightseeing and tour day or if you simply {want to|wish to rest 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 mixed with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As simple as it sounds, the preparation is really an art and also is quite amusing to see!

The “tea master” grabs a huge pot of steaming dark tea on the stove as well as puts the hot drink in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he after that moves the mix to another receptacle, after that back into the initial pot and also repeats several times to make certain it is flawlessly blended. He then fills a bunch of tiny cups and also begins once more with one more set as the initial cups are currently taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will make you desire much more!

Tea stores are great locations to enjoy cups of milky tea as well as also numerous foods of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets in addition to meat steamed buns and dim sum. The typically served meals 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 as well as fish soup. It is a vital part of Burmese cuisine as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by numerous people. Usually eaten in the early morning, Mohinga is inexpensive and easily offered.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall proprietors, this meal is most definitely slurp worthy. Different cities have their own variations so don’t 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 mix of Burmese and lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue far from Indian paratha, but closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up as well as slapped down continuously until 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 utilized in Thai food. You might likewise add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or simply to make it a much more filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t excessively sweet.

 

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