12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tour Information

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tour Information

1. Nangyi thoke

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

The dish 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 and chili oil, thrown by hand and served with sides of pickled greens and also a bowl of broth.

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s essential parts: 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 as well as compressed into a disk with a topping of flakes of freshwater fish as well as garlic oil.

Oily as well as savory, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and also deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin ends up being 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 renowned Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed by themselves, generally as a treat, but they’re also 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 up tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil as well as pungent pieces of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not just comfort food however an experience in itself. It comes with a slightly oily curry (choose from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and also six veggie side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy veggies, tomato salad, etc.) as well as a garlic chili dip. The range of side dishes and spice levels may vary from area to location yet this culinary experience remains the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is by far among one of the most tasty fish ever. So great that you can eat it plain or with white rice and 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 covered with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds as well as 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 either case, it is very scrumptious. The noodles are truly soft and doused in various sauces. I truly liked the peanut flavour that this recipe gave off.

 

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 tiny bites can be found anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are basic blobs of rice flour batter contributed to a sizzling muffin-like cast iron frying pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas added to them. The Mandalay night market at 31st street is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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From breakfast to mid-day snack, tea stores are the locations to sit if you require a break in a hectic sightseeing 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 tasty, traditional drink contains black tea blended with condensed milk as well as evaporated milk. As simple as it seems, the prep work is in fact an art as well as is quite enjoyable to see!

The “tea master” gets a huge pot of steaming dark tea on the oven and also puts the hot beverage in a smaller pot including condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he after that transfers the mix to an additional receptacle, after that back into the initial pot and repeats a number of times to make certain it is completely combined. He after that fills up a bunch of little mugs and starts once more with one more set 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 want a lot more!

Tea shops are terrific locations to delight in cups of milky tea and likewise different foods of Myanmar. They offer baked sweets in addition to meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The often 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 as well as fish soup. It is a vital part of Burmese food and considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by many people. Usually eaten in the morning, Mohinga is economical and also conveniently available.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall owners, this meal is definitely slurp worthy. Different cities have their 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 an one-of-a-kind blend of Burmese and 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 slapped down continuously until it can not 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 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 overly sweet.

 

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