12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tour Car Rental

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tour Car Rental

1. Nangyi thoke

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

The dish takes the form of thick, rounded 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 as well as turmeric and also chili oil, thrown by hand and offered with sides of pickled greens and also a bowl of broth.

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s crucial parts: turmeric rice as well as fish.

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

Oily and full-flavored, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and also deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin comes to be a treat 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 eaten by themselves, usually as a treat, but they’re likewise served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the meal, the sour, a little bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, chopped tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and 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 comfort food but an experience in itself. It comes with a somewhat oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and 6 vegetable side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed vegetables, tomato salad, etc.) as well as a garlic chili dip. The variety of side dishes as well as spice levels might vary from location to area however this culinary experience remains the exact same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Packed 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 eat it plain or with white rice and also 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 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 tasty. The noodles are actually soft and doused in various sauces. I actually liked the peanut flavour that this dish produced.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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

These “couple snacks” are simple blobs of rice flour batter contributed to a searing muffin-like cast iron pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas included in 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 stores are the locations to rest if you need a break in an active sightseeing and tour day or if you just {want to|wish to rest and also have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea shops so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional beverage includes black tea blended with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As straightforward as it sounds, the preparation is in fact an art as well as is rather enjoyable to see!

The “tea master” grabs a big pot of boiling dark tea on the stove and pours the hot beverage in a smaller pot including condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he after that transfers the mix to another receptacle, then back into the very first pot as well as repeats a number of times to see to it it is perfectly combined. He after that fills a lot of little mugs and also starts once again with another batch as the first cups are currently taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you want more!

Tea shops are terrific locations to enjoy cups of milky tea as well as likewise numerous foods of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts in addition to meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The often 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 also fish soup. It is a crucial part of Burmese food and considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by lots of people. Normally eaten in the early morning, Mohinga is economical and easily offered.

Sold by hawkers and street stall proprietors, this dish is most definitely slurp worthy. Different cities have their very own variations so don’t hesitate 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 a special mix of Burmese and lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue away from Indian paratha, but closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up and slapped down continuously until it can not be stretched any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is likewise made use of in Thai food. You can additionally add 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 extremely sweet.

 

Thanks for reading my guide to Top 12 Foods to Try in Myanmar – Myanmar Tour Car Rental.

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