12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Travel Guide App

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Travel Guide App

1. Nangyi thoke

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

The dish takes the form of thick, rounded rice noodles with chicken, thin pieces of fish cake, par-boiled bean sprouts and 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 and also served with sides of pickled greens as well as 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 nation’s primary Buddhist ethnic groups) dish combines rice that’s been prepared with turmeric and compressed right into a disk with a topping of flakes of freshwater fish as well as garlic oil.

Oily and tasty, when offered 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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Possibly one of 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 likewise 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, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts as well as peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil and pungent slices of chili and also garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not simply comfort food yet an experience in itself. It includes a slightly oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup and 6 veggie side dishes (expect 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 may differ from area to area yet this cooking experience remains 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 and also the meat is succulent.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is without a doubt one of the most delicious fish ever before. So excellent that you can consume it on its own or with white rice and also absolutely nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crispy, light, nutty and also fluffy. The sweet variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and 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 extremely delicious. The noodles are actually soft and also doused in different sauces. I really 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 little bites can be found throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are basic dollops 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 night market at 31st street is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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

What makes the tea stores so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional beverage consists of black tea combined with condensed milk as well as evaporated milk. As basic as it seems, the preparation is really an art as well as is quite enjoyable to enjoy!

The “tea master” gets hold of a huge pot of boiling dark tea on the oven and pours the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot adding condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then transfers the mix to an additional receptacle, then back into the first pot and repeats a number of times to ensure it is completely mixed. He then fills a lot of little mugs and also starts again with one more batch as the very first mugs are currently taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will certainly make you want a lot more!

Tea shops are great places to appreciate mugs of milky tea as well as likewise numerous cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets along with meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The usually served dishes are deep-fried full-flavored 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 a vital part of Burmese food and considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by several people. Generally consumed in the morning, Mohinga is inexpensive and readily offered.

Sold by hawkers and street stall owners, this meal is certainly slurp worthy. Different cities have their own variants so don’t 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 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 as well as slapped down repetitively 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 wrapped in rice paper.

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

 

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