12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tour Agent

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tour Agent

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 as well as 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 mix of roasted chickpea flour and turmeric extract as well as chili oil, thrown 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 crucial components: turmeric rice and also fish.

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

Oily and also tasty, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic as well as deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin becomes a snack that runs the range from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetizer.

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Possibly one of the most famous 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 dish, the sour, somewhat bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a sprinkle 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 just comfort food 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 vegetable side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed vegetables, tomato salad, etc.) and also a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes as well as spice levels may vary from area to location however this culinary experience stays the very 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 also the meat is succulent.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent odor of fish stomach, this is without a doubt one of the most tasty fish ever. So good that you can eat it plain 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 as well as fluffy. The sweet version is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and 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 extremely scrumptious. The noodles are really soft as well as doused in various 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 resembles 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 simple globs of rice flour batter included in a searing muffin-like cast iron frying pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas added to them. The Mandalay night market at 31st road is a must-go.

 

9. Tea store meal

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From morning meal to afternoon snack, tea shops are the locations to rest if you require a break in a hectic 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 delicious, traditional drink contains black tea mixed with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As straightforward as it seems, the prep work is really an art as well as is rather enjoyable to watch!

The “tea master” grabs a huge pot of steaming dark tea on the oven as well as pours the hot drink in a smaller sized pot adding condensed milk as well as evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he after that transfers the mix to another receptacle, after that back into the very first pot and also repeats a number of times to see to it it is perfectly mixed. He then fills up a number of little mugs and also starts once again with one more batch as the first mugs are currently taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will make you desire a lot more!

Tea stores are great places to delight in cups of milky tea and also numerous cuisines of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts in addition to meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The frequently served recipes are deep-fried savory 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 fish soup. It is an essential part of Burmese cuisine as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by lots of people. Generally eaten in the morning, Mohinga is cost effective and conveniently offered.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall proprietors, this meal is certainly slurp worthy. Different cities have their very own variants so don’t be afraid 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 special blend of Burmese and also 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 as well as slapped down repetitively until it can’t be stretched any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is similarly made use of in Thai cuisine. You could also include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or just to make it a more filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t extremely sweet.

 

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