12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tourism Facebook

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tourism Facebook

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle meals– basically noodle-based “salads” with broth offered on the side– as well as possibly the tastiest and also most ubiquitous is nangyi thoke.

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s vital parts: turmeric rice and also fish.

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

Oily and also mouthwatering, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic as well as 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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Possibly one of the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed on their own, commonly 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 as well as peas, a dash of garlic oil and pungent slices of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not just home cooking however an experience by itself. It includes a somewhat oily curry (choose from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and 6 veggie side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, and so on) and a garlic chili dip. The range of side dishes and also spice levels may differ from area to location yet this cooking experience continues to be the exact same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal grilled fish which just 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 smell of fish stomach, this is by far among one of the most scrumptious fish ever before. So good that you can eat it on its own or with white rice and absolutely nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crunchy, light, nutty and also fluffy. The sweet variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered 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. Regardless, it is extremely tasty. The noodles are really soft as well as doused in various 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 pretty good food scene too. It resembles 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 “couple snacks” are basic blobs of rice flour batter added to a crackling muffin-like cast iron frying pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas included in them. The Mandalay night market at 31st street is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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From morning meal to mid-day snack, tea shops are the locations to rest if you need a break in an active sightseeing and tour day or if you just {want to|wish to sit and also have a relaxing mid-day.

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

The “tea master” gets hold of a huge pot of steaming dark tea on the cooktop and also pours the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot adding condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he after that moves the mix to another receptacle, after that back right into the initial pot and repeats a number of times to see to it it is completely blended. He then fills up a bunch of small mugs and begins once more with one more set as the very first cups are already taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will certainly make you want a lot more!

Tea stores are wonderful locations to take pleasure in mugs of milky tea as well as likewise numerous cuisines of Myanmar. They offer baked sweets in addition to meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The frequently served recipes are deep-fried savory 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 also fish soup. It is a crucial part of Burmese cuisine and considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by several people. Normally eaten in the morning, Mohinga is affordable as well as easily available.

Sold by hawkers and street stall proprietors, this dish is definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variants so do not hesitate 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 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 as well as 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 made use of in Thai cuisine. You might likewise add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or simply to make it an extra filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t extremely sweet.

 

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