12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tourism For Indian

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tourism For Indian

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle recipes– basically noodle-based “salads” with broth served on the side– and probably the tastiest as well as 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 mix of roasted chickpea flour and also turmeric and also 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 crucial parts: turmeric rice and also fish.

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

Oily and tasty, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin ends up being a snack that runs the gamut from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetizer.

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Probably one of the most famed Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed by themselves, generally as a treat, yet they’re additionally 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 tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a dash of garlic oil as well as pungent slices of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not just home cooking yet an experience by itself. It includes a slightly oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup as well as 6 veggie side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy veggies, tomato salad, and so on) and a garlic chili dip. The range of side dishes and spice levels might differ from place to area but this culinary experience remains the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal grilled fish which only sets you back less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh and the meat is juicy.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is by far among the most tasty fish ever before. So excellent that you can eat it on its own 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 as well as fluffy. The sweet version is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped 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. Either way, it is really tasty. The noodles are actually soft and doused in different sauces. I truly liked the peanut flavour that this dish 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 discovered anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “couple snacks” are basic globs of rice flour batter added to a crackling 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 breakfast to afternoon snack, tea stores are the locations to rest if you require a break in a busy sightseeing day or if you just {want to|wish to rest and also have a relaxing mid-day.

What makes the tea stores so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional drink includes black tea blended with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As straightforward as it seems, the prep work is in fact an art and also is rather entertaining to enjoy!

The “tea master” gets a large pot of boiling dark tea on the oven as well as puts the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he after that moves the mix to an additional receptacle, after that back right into the first pot and repeats a number of times to make sure it is flawlessly blended. He after that fills a lot of little cups and also 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 beverage that will certainly make you want much more!

Tea shops are wonderful places to enjoy cups of milky tea as well as also various cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked desserts in addition to meat steamed buns and 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 and fish soup. It is an essential part of Burmese food as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by lots of people. Usually consumed in the early morning, Mohinga is budget-friendly and readily offered.

Sold by hawkers and street stall proprietors, this dish is definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their own variants so don’t hesitate to try one whenever you go 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 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 slapped down repeatedly up until it can not be extended any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is similarly used in Thai cuisine. You could also add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or just to make it an extra filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t extremely sweet.

 

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