12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Study Tour Rmit

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Study Tour Rmit

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

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

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

Oily as well as tasty, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic as well as deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin comes to be 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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Probably one of the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, generally as a dessert, but 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 up tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a dash of garlic oil as well as pungent pieces of chili as well as garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not simply home cooking but an experience in itself. It includes a slightly oily curry (choose from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and also six vegetable side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, and so on) and a garlic chili dip. The range of side dishes and spice levels might vary from location to place but this cooking experience stays the exact same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is without a doubt one of the most scrumptious fish ever. So great that you can consume it plain or with white rice and absolutely nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crunchy, light, nutty and fluffy. The sweet variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds as well as fresh coconut pieces.

 

7. Shan Noodles

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Shan noodle is Inle’s specialty|specialized}. You can have it wet or dry. In any case, it is very scrumptious. The noodles are really soft as well as doused in various sauces. I really liked the peanut flavour that this dish 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 small bites can be found throughout 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 night market at 31st street is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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From breakfast 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 just {want to|wish to sit and also have a relaxing mid-day.

What makes the tea stores so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional beverage contains black tea mixed with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As simple as it appears, the prep work is really an art and also is quite entertaining to see!

The “tea master” grabs a huge pot of steaming dark tea on the cooktop as well as puts the hot drink in a smaller pot adding condensed milk as well as evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then moves the mix to another receptacle, after that back into the initial pot as well as repeats numerous times to ensure it is perfectly combined. He then fills up a lot of little cups and also starts once more with one more set as the initial mugs are already taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you desire more!

Tea shops are wonderful locations to delight in mugs of milky tea as well as also various cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets along with meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The frequently served dishes are deep-fried mouthwatering snacks, deep-fried bread served 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 food and considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by lots of people. Normally consumed in the morning, Mohinga is economical as well as easily available.

Sold by hawkers and street stall owners, this dish is certainly slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variations so don’t be afraid to try one every single 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 blend of Burmese as well as 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 repetitively until it can not 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 similarly utilized in Thai food. You could also include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or just to make it a more filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t extremely sweet.

 

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