12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Private Tour Guide

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Private Tour Guide

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle meals– basically noodle-based “salads” with broth offered on the side– and also possibly the tastiest and also 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 as well as slices of hard-boiled egg.

The ingredients are seasoned with a mixture of roasted chickpea flour and turmeric and chili oil, tossed 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 also fish.

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

Oily and also full-flavored, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and also deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin ends up being a treat 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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Possibly the most famed Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed by themselves, usually 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, a little bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, chopped tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts as well as peas, a dash of garlic oil and also pungent pieces of chili as well as garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

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

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is without a doubt among the most delicious fish ever before. So good that you can consume it plain or with white rice and 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 version 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. Regardless, it is extremely tasty. The noodles are actually soft and doused in different sauces. I truly liked the peanut flavour that this dish gave off.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a respectable food scene as well. It is like the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These little bites can be found anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “couple snacks” are basic dollops of rice flour batter included in a sizzling 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 mid-day snack, tea stores are the locations to sit if you need a break in a hectic sightseeing day or if you just {want to|wish to sit and also have a relaxing mid-day.

What makes the tea stores so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional drink contains black tea mixed with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As straightforward as it appears, the preparation is really an art and is fairly amusing to enjoy!

The “tea master” gets a huge pot of steaming dark tea on the stove and puts the hot drink in a smaller pot adding condensed milk as well as evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he after that moves the mix to another receptacle, then back right into the first pot and also repeats numerous times to make sure it is flawlessly blended. He after that fills up a lot of little cups and also begins again with one more set as the initial mugs are currently taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will certainly make you want a lot more!

Tea shops are great places to enjoy mugs of milky tea as well as additionally different foods of Myanmar. They offer baked sweets in addition to meat steamed buns as well as 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 and fish soup. It is a crucial part of Burmese cuisine and considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by several people. Typically eaten in the early morning, Mohinga is cost effective and also readily offered.

Sold by hawkers and street stall proprietors, this dish is certainly slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variants so do not be afraid to try one every 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 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 also slapped down repeatedly till it can’t be stretched 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 utilized in Thai cuisine. You might also 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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