12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tourism Images

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tourism Images

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s crucial elements: turmeric rice and also fish.

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Known in Burmese as nga htamin (fish rice), this Shan (among the country’s main Buddhist ethnic groups) dish combines rice that’s been cooked with turmeric as well as squashed right into a disk with a topping of flakes of freshwater fish and also 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 treat 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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Maybe the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

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

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not just home cooking however an experience by itself. It includes a slightly oily curry (choose from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup as well as 6 veggie side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy vegetables, tomato salad, and so on) and a garlic chili dip. The range of side dishes and spice levels might vary from location to area yet this cooking experience stays 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.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is without a doubt among the most delicious fish ever. So excellent that you can consume 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, crunchy, light, nutty and also fluffy. The sweet version is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped 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. Regardless, it is extremely tasty. The noodles are truly soft and doused in different sauces. I really liked the peanut flavour that this meal produced.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a pretty good food scene also. It is like the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These little 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 contributed to a searing 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 breakfast to afternoon snack, tea shops are the places to rest if you require a break in an active sightseeing and tour day or if you simply {want to|wish to sit and have a relaxing mid-day.

What makes the tea shops so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional beverage contains black tea mixed with condensed milk as well as evaporated milk. As straightforward as it appears, the preparation is really an art as well as is fairly amusing to enjoy!

The “tea master” grabs a huge pot of boiling dark tea on the cooktop and pours the hot drink in a smaller sized pot adding condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then transfers the mix to an additional receptacle, after that back right into the very first pot and also repeats a number of times to ensure it is perfectly blended. He after that fills a number of little mugs and starts once more with another batch as the very first cups are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will certainly make you desire extra!

Tea shops are terrific locations to enjoy cups of milky tea and also various foods of Myanmar. They serve baked desserts along with meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The typically served meals are deep-fried tasty 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 cuisine as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by several people. Generally eaten in the morning, Mohinga is budget friendly and also conveniently offered.

Sold by hawkers and street stall proprietors, this meal is most definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their own variations 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 also lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue away 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 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 might also add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or just to make it a more filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t extremely sweet.

 

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