12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tour 7 Days

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tour 7 Days

1. Nangyi thoke

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

The dish takes the form of thick, round rice noodles with chicken, thin pieces of fish cake, par-boiled bean sprouts as well as pieces of hard-boiled egg.

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s important components: turmeric rice and also fish.

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

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

The tea leaves are consumed by themselves, typically as a treat, but they’re additionally served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the meal, the sour, a little bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced up tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil and pungent pieces of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not just home cooking but an experience by itself. It includes a slightly oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and 6 veggie side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, etc.) as well as a garlic chili dip. The variety of side dishes and spice levels might differ from area to location yet this cooking experience stays the exact same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal barbequed fish which only costs much less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh and the meat is succulent.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is by far one of the most tasty fish ever before. So good that you can eat it plain or with white rice and absolutely 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 topped with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and 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 truly soft as well as doused in various sauces. I actually 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 as well. It is like the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These little bites can be found throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are simple dollops of rice flour batter added to 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 shop meal

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From morning meal to afternoon snack, tea shops are the locations to rest if you need a break in a hectic sightseeing and tour day or if you simply {want to|wish to sit and have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea stores so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional drink consists of black tea mixed with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As easy as it seems, the preparation is really an art as well as is rather enjoyable to watch!

The “tea master” gets a large pot of boiling dark tea on the cooktop as well as pours the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he after that transfers the mix to an additional receptacle, then back into the initial pot as well as repeats numerous times to make certain it is flawlessly combined. He then fills a number of small cups and begins again with an additional batch as the initial mugs are currently taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will make you want more!

Tea stores are fantastic places to take pleasure in mugs of milky tea and additionally numerous cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets along with meat steamed buns and dim sum. The usually 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 also fish soup. It is an essential part of Burmese cuisine and considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by several people. Usually eaten in the early morning, Mohinga is economical as well as readily offered.

Sold by hawkers and street stall proprietors, this dish is definitely slurp worthy. Different cities have their very own variants so do not hesitate 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 a special blend of Burmese as well as 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 repeatedly up 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 covered in rice paper.

Coconut milk is similarly made use of in Thai cuisine. You can additionally add 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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