12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tour Guide License

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tour Guide License

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s necessary elements: turmeric rice as well as fish.

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

Oily and also mouthwatering, when offered 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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Maybe one of the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, commonly as a dessert, but they’re also served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the meal, the sour, somewhat bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts as well as peas, a dash of garlic oil as well as pungent pieces of chili and also garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not just comfort food but an experience by itself. It includes a slightly oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup as well as 6 veggie side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed vegetables, tomato salad, etc.) and also a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and also spice levels might differ from location to place however this culinary experience remains 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 juicy.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is without a doubt among one of the most delicious fish ever. So good that you can consume it plain or with white rice as well as absolutely nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crispy, light, nutty and fluffy. The sweet variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped 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. In any case, it is very tasty. The noodles are really soft as well as doused in different 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 pretty good food scene as well. It resembles the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These little bites can be discovered anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

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

 

9. Tea shop meal

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From breakfast to afternoon snack, tea stores are the locations to sit if you require a break in an active sightseeing and tour day or if you just {want to|wish to rest as well as have a relaxing mid-day.

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

The “tea master” gets hold of a big pot of steaming dark tea on the stove as well as pours the hot drink in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk as well as evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then transfers the mix to an additional receptacle, after that back into the very first pot and repeats several times to see to it it is flawlessly blended. He then fills up a number of little cups and also begins once more with another batch as the very first cups are currently taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will certainly make you desire extra!

Tea shops are great locations to appreciate cups of milky tea as well as also various cuisines of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts along with meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The typically served meals are deep-fried full-flavored 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 fish soup. It is a vital part of Burmese food and considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by many people. Usually consumed in the early morning, Mohinga is budget friendly and easily available.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall owners, this meal is certainly slurp worthy. Different cities have their very own variants so don’t hesitate 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 one-of-a-kind 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 consistently up until it can’t be stretched 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 likewise used in Thai cuisine. You might additionally add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or simply to make it a more filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t extremely sweet.

 

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