12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Lovely Travel

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Lovely Travel

1. Nangyi thoke

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

The recipe takes the form of thick, rounded rice noodles with chicken, thin 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 extract and also chili oil, tossed by hand and also served with sides of pickled greens and a bowl of broth.

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s essential elements: turmeric rice and also fish.

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

Oily and tasty, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and also deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin becomes a treat that runs the gamut from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetiser.

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

The tea leaves are consumed on their own, typically as a treat, however they’re additionally served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the meal, the sour, slightly bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, chopped tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil and also pungent slices of chili as well as garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not just home cooking yet an experience in itself. It features a somewhat oily curry (choose from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup and six veggie side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, and so on) as well as a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and spice levels may vary from area to area however this culinary experience continues to be the exact same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal grilled fish which only costs less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh and also the meat is juicy.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent odor of fish stomach, this is by far one of one of the most scrumptious fish ever before. So great that you can consume it on its own or with white rice as well as nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crunchy, light, nutty and also fluffy. The sweet variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped 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. Either way, it is really scrumptious. The noodles are actually soft as well as doused in different sauces. I really liked the peanut flavour that this meal produced.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a pretty good food scene also. It is like the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These tiny bites can be discovered anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are basic globs 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 street is a must-go.

 

9. Tea store 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 hectic sightseeing day or if you simply {want to|wish to rest and also have a relaxing mid-day.

What makes the tea shops so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional drink includes black tea mixed with condensed milk as well as evaporated milk. As simple as it seems, the preparation is in fact an art and also is rather amusing to view!

The “tea master” gets a huge pot of steaming dark tea on the stove as well as pours the hot beverage in a smaller pot adding condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he then transfers the mix to another receptacle, after that back right into the first pot and repeats several times to see to it it is completely combined. He then fills up a number of small mugs as well as begins once more with one more batch as the initial cups are already taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will certainly make you want more!

Tea stores are terrific locations to appreciate mugs of milky tea as well as additionally various cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked desserts along with meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The typically served dishes 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 and also fish soup. It is an essential part of Burmese cuisine as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by numerous people. Typically eaten in the early morning, Mohinga is budget-friendly and conveniently available.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall owners, this dish is most definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variants so don’t be afraid to try one each 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 blend of Burmese and 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 and also slapped down continuously till it can’t be extended any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is likewise used in Thai food. You might additionally include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or merely to make it a much more filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t excessively sweet.

 

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