12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tours Tripadvisor

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tours Tripadvisor

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle dishes– essentially noodle-based “salads” with broth offered on the side– and perhaps the tastiest and most ubiquitous is nangyi thoke.

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s important elements: turmeric rice and also 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 cooked with turmeric and also compressed right into a disk with a topping of flakes of freshwater fish and also garlic oil.

Oily and also savory, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and also 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 appetiser.

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Perhaps the most famed Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten on their own, typically as a dessert, 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, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a dash of garlic oil and pungent slices of chili as well as garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not just home cooking however an experience by itself. It features a slightly oily curry (choose from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup as well as 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 variety of side dishes and spice levels might vary from place to location but this cooking experience stays the exact same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is without a doubt one of one of the most delicious fish ever. So great that you can eat it on its own or with white rice and 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 covered 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 really tasty. The noodles are actually soft and also doused in different sauces. I truly 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 as well. It is like 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 simple dollops of rice flour batter added to a crackling muffin-like cast iron frying pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas added to them. The Mandalay night market at 31st road is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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From breakfast to afternoon snack, tea stores are the locations to sit if you need a break in a hectic sightseeing day or if you simply {want to|wish to rest and also have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea shops so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional drink contains 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 quite enjoyable to see!

The “tea master” gets hold of a big pot of steaming dark tea on the cooktop and puts the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot adding condensed milk as well as evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then moves the mix to another receptacle, after that back right into the initial pot as well as repeats numerous times to see to it it is completely combined. He then fills a number of little mugs and begins once again with an additional set as the initial cups are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you desire more!

Tea stores are excellent locations to enjoy mugs of milky tea as well as also different cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked desserts along with meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The usually served recipes 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 and considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by lots of people. Generally consumed in the early morning, Mohinga is affordable and also conveniently available.

Sold by hawkers and street stall proprietors, this dish is absolutely slurp worthy. Various cities have their own variants so do not be afraid 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 unique blend of Burmese and also lndian influences.

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

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is similarly used in Thai food. You might likewise include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or simply to make it a much more filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t excessively sweet.

 

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