12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tourism Thesis

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tourism Thesis

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s essential elements: turmeric rice and fish.

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

Oily as well as savory, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin comes to be a snack that runs the range from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetizer.

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Possibly one of the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten 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 meal, the sour, slightly bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a dash of garlic oil as well as pungent slices of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not simply home cooking but an experience by itself. It comes with a slightly oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and six veggie side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed vegetables, tomato salad, and so on) as well as a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and also spice levels might differ from location to place but this cooking experience stays the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal barbequed fish which only costs much less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh as well as the meat is succulent.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is by far one of one of the most delicious fish ever. So good 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 and fluffy. The sweet version is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and fresh coconut slices.

 

7. Shan Noodles

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Shan noodle is Inle’s specialty|specialized}. You can have it wet or dry. Regardless, it is very tasty. The noodles are really soft and doused in different sauces. I actually liked the peanut flavour that this dish gave off.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a pretty good food scene as well. It is like the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These tiny bites can be found throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “couple snacks” are basic blobs of rice flour batter contributed to a searing muffin-like cast iron frying pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas added to them. The Mandalay evening market at 31st road 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 rest and have a relaxing mid-day.

What makes the tea shops so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional beverage includes black tea mixed with condensed milk as well as evaporated milk. As simple as it appears, the prep work is in fact an art and also is rather entertaining to view!

The “tea master” gets a huge pot of steaming dark tea on the range and also pours the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he after that transfers the mix to another receptacle, after that back right into the first pot as well as repeats a number of times to see to it it is flawlessly mixed. He after that fills a lot of small mugs and begins again with an additional set as the initial mugs are currently taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will make you want extra!

Tea stores are fantastic places to enjoy cups of milky tea and also numerous cuisines of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts along with meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The often served dishes are deep-fried tasty 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 fish soup. It is an important part of Burmese cuisine as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by numerous people. Normally consumed in the morning, Mohinga is inexpensive as well as readily offered.

Sold by hawkers and street stall owners, this dish is definitely slurp worthy. Different cities have their own variations so do not be afraid to try one every single time 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 mix of Burmese as well as 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 continuously until it can not be stretched 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 utilized in Thai cuisine. You could likewise add 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 overly sweet.

 

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