12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tour Package Kesari

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tour Package Kesari

1. Nangyi thoke

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

The recipe takes the form of thick, rounded rice noodles with chicken, slim slices of fish cake, par-boiled bean sprouts and slices of hard-boiled egg.

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

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

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

Oily as well as full-flavored, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and 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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Probably the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed on their own, normally as a treat, but they’re additionally served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the meal, the sour, somewhat bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, chopped tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a dash of garlic oil and also pungent slices of chili and also garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

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

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal grilled fish which only sets you back much 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 one of one of the most delicious fish ever. So excellent that you can eat it on its own or with white rice as well as nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crispy, light, nutty and also fluffy. The sweet variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds as well as 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 delicious. The noodles are actually soft and also doused in different sauces. I really liked the peanut flavour that this dish produced.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a respectable food scene too. It resembles the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These small bites can be discovered throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are simple dollops of rice flour batter added to a sizzling muffin-like cast iron frying 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 mid-day snack, tea shops are the places to sit if you need a break in a busy sightseeing and tour day or if you just {want to|wish to sit as well as have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea shops so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional drink contains black tea combined with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As basic as it seems, the preparation is actually an art as well as is rather amusing to view!

The “tea master” gets hold of a huge pot of steaming dark tea on the range and also puts the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot adding condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then moves the mix to an additional receptacle, then back into the first pot as well as repeats numerous times to make sure it is completely combined. He then fills a lot of small cups and begins once again with another set as the very first cups are currently taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will certainly make you want a lot more!

Tea stores are fantastic places to appreciate mugs of milky tea and also different foods of Myanmar. They offer baked sweets along with meat steamed buns and dim sum. The usually served meals 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 and fish soup. It is a vital part of Burmese food as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by many people. Generally eaten in the morning, Mohinga is cost effective and readily offered.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall proprietors, this meal is certainly slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variations 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 an one-of-a-kind blend of Burmese and also lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue far from Indian paratha, yet 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 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 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 extremely sweet.

 

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