12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tour E Mare

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tour E Mare

1. Nangyi thoke

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

The recipe takes the form of thick, round rice noodles with chicken, thin 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 as well as served with sides of pickled greens as well as a bowl of broth.

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s essential elements: 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 as well as tasty, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and 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 consumed on their own, typically as a treat, yet they’re likewise served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the dish, the sour, slightly bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil and also pungent slices of chili and also garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not just comfort food however an experience in itself. It features a slightly oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup as well as six veggie side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy veggies, tomato salad, and so on) and a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and spice levels might vary from location to place yet this cooking experience stays the exact same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal barbequed fish which only sets you back less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh and also the meat is juicy.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent odor of fish stomach, this is without a doubt among the most delicious fish ever before. So great that you can eat it on its own or with white rice as well as 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 also fresh coconut pieces.

 

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 really tasty. 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 also. It is like the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These tiny bites can be discovered throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “couple snacks” are simple dollops of rice flour batter contributed to a crackling muffin-like cast iron frying pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas included in them. The Mandalay evening market at 31st street is a must-go.

 

9. Tea store meal

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From morning meal to afternoon snack, tea stores are the places to sit if you need a break in a hectic sightseeing day or if you just {want to|wish to sit and have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea stores so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional beverage contains black tea combined with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As simple as it sounds, the prep work is really an art and also is rather enjoyable to watch!

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

Tea shops are wonderful locations to delight in cups of milky tea as well as also various foods of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts in addition to meat steamed buns and dim sum. The typically served meals are deep-fried full-flavored 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 important part of Burmese food and also considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by several people. Typically eaten in the morning, Mohinga is cost effective and also readily available.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall owners, this meal is absolutely slurp worthy. Different cities have their own variants so do not 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 distinct mix of Burmese and also 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 up until it can not be extended any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

Burmese sweet snacks in some way always include grated coconut. It is basically grated coconut with coconut milk wrapped in rice paper.

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

 

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