12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tourism Attraction

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tourism Attraction

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 common is nangyi thoke.

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s important components: turmeric rice and also fish.

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Known in Burmese as nga htamin (fish rice), this Shan (one of the country’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 and garlic oil.

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

The tea leaves are consumed on their own, typically as a treat, however they’re additionally served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the dish, the sour, a little bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a splash of garlic oil and also pungent slices of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not simply comfort food yet an experience in itself. It comes with a slightly oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup and six veggie side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, and so on) as well as a garlic chili dip. The variety of side dishes and also spice levels may vary from location to location however this culinary experience continues to be the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is without a doubt one of one of the most scrumptious fish ever before. So excellent 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 also fluffy. The sweet version is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered 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. In either case, it is extremely delicious. The noodles are really soft and doused in various sauces. I truly liked the peanut flavour that this meal gave off.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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

These “husband and wife snacks” are basic dollops of rice flour batter added 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 store meal

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From morning meal to mid-day snack, tea stores are the places to rest if you require a break in a hectic sightseeing and tour day or if you just {want to|wish to sit and also have a relaxing mid-day.

What makes the tea shops so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional drink consists of black tea mixed with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As basic as it sounds, the preparation is actually an art and is fairly amusing to see!

The “tea master” grabs a large pot of boiling dark tea on the oven and also pours the hot drink in a smaller 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 and also repeats numerous times to make sure it is flawlessly blended. He after that fills a number of little cups and also starts once again with one more set as the very first mugs are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you desire a lot more!

Tea stores are excellent places to take pleasure in cups of milky tea and likewise different cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked desserts along with meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The commonly served recipes are deep-fried mouthwatering 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 an essential part of Burmese food as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by several people. Typically eaten in the early morning, Mohinga is budget friendly and conveniently available.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall owners, this dish is absolutely slurp worthy. Various cities have their own variations so don’t be afraid 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 unique blend 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 consistently up until it can not be stretched any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is likewise made use of in Thai food. You can likewise include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or merely to make it an extra filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t excessively sweet.

 

Thanks for reading my guide to Top 12 Foods to Try in Myanmar – Myanmar Tourism Attraction.

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