12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tours Packages

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tours Packages

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s crucial components: turmeric rice and fish.

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

Oily and also mouthwatering, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin comes to be 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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Perhaps the most renowned Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed by themselves, normally as a dessert, however they’re also 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, chopped tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a dash of garlic oil as well as pungent slices of chili and also garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not just home cooking but an experience in itself. It features a somewhat oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and 6 veggie side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy vegetables, tomato salad, and so on) as well as a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and spice levels might vary from place to place yet this cooking experience stays the same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal smoked fish which only costs much less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh and also the meat is succulent.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is without a doubt one of one of the most scrumptious fish ever. So excellent that you can consume it plain or with white rice and also absolutely nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crunchy, light, nutty as well as fluffy. The sweet variation 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. Either way, it is very delicious. The noodles are actually soft as well as doused in various 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 respectable food scene as well. It resembles the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These little bites can be found anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are basic blobs of rice flour batter included in a sizzling muffin-like cast iron pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas included in them. The Mandalay evening market at 31st road is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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

What makes the tea shops so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional beverage consists of black tea mixed with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As easy as it appears, the prep work is really an art as well as is rather enjoyable to view!

The “tea master” gets a huge pot of steaming dark tea on the range as well as puts 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 another receptacle, after that back into the very first pot and repeats several times to make certain it is flawlessly blended. He after that fills up a lot of tiny mugs and also starts 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 certainly make you desire much more!

Tea shops are great locations to appreciate mugs of milky tea as well as likewise different cuisines of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts in addition to 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 important part of Burmese food as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by numerous people. Generally consumed in the early morning, Mohinga is cost effective as well as readily offered.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall proprietors, this meal is definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their own variants 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 a special blend of Burmese and lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue away from Indian paratha, however closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up and also slapped down consistently until it can not be stretched any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

Burmese sweet snacks in some way always include grated coconut. It is essentially grated coconut with coconut milk wrapped in rice paper.

Coconut milk is similarly utilized in Thai food. You can also add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or merely to make it a more filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t overly sweet.

 

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