12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Places To See

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Places To See

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle dishes– essentially noodle-based “salads” with broth served on the side– and also maybe the tastiest and also most common is nangyi thoke.

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s important elements: 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 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 also deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin ends up being a snack that runs the range from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetiser.

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Probably the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed by themselves, normally as a dessert, yet 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, sliced tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil as well as pungent pieces of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not just comfort food but an experience in itself. It comes with a somewhat oily curry (choose from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup as well as 6 veggie side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, etc.) and also a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes as well as spice levels might vary from place to area but this culinary experience continues to be the 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 the meat is juicy.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is without a doubt one of the most delicious fish ever. So excellent that you can consume it on its own or with white rice and nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crispy, light, nutty and also fluffy. The sweet version is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered 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 extremely tasty. The noodles are really soft as well as doused in different sauces. I truly liked the peanut flavour that this meal gave off.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a pretty good food scene too. It is like 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 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 night market at 31st street 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 need a break in a hectic sightseeing day or if you simply {want to|wish to rest as well as have a relaxing mid-day.

What makes the tea shops so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional drink includes black tea combined with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As easy as it appears, the preparation is in fact an art as well as is rather amusing to watch!

The “tea master” grabs a big pot of steaming dark tea on the oven as well as puts the hot drink in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he then transfers the mix to an additional receptacle, after that back into the initial pot as well as repeats numerous times to see to it it is perfectly combined. He after that fills up a lot of little cups and begins once more with another batch as the initial cups are currently taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will certainly make you want a lot more!

Tea shops are terrific locations to delight in mugs of milky tea and also numerous cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets along with meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The commonly served dishes are deep-fried savory 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 an important part of Burmese food and considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by several people. Usually eaten in the morning, Mohinga is budget friendly and easily offered.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall owners, this dish is most definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variations so do not hesitate 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 a distinct blend 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 and slapped down consistently until it can not be stretched any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is similarly made use of in Thai cuisine. You can additionally include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or merely to make it a much more filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t overly sweet.

 

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