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

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

1. Nangyi thoke

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

The dish takes the form of thick, rounded rice noodles with chicken, slim pieces of fish cake, par-boiled bean sprouts and also pieces of hard-boiled egg.

The ingredients are seasoned with a mixture of roasted chickpea flour as well as 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 necessary components: turmeric rice and also fish.

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

Oily and tasty, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and also deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin becomes a snack that runs the range from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetiser.

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

The tea leaves are eaten on their own, typically as a treat, but 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, chopped tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil and also pungent slices of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not just home cooking however an experience in itself. It includes a somewhat oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup as well as six veggie side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy veggies, tomato salad, and so on) and also a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and also spice levels may differ from area to location however this culinary experience stays the exact same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal grilled fish which only sets you back less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh and the meat is juicy.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is without a doubt among the most scrumptious fish ever. So great that you can consume it plain 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 covered with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds as well as fresh coconut slices.

 

7. Shan Noodles

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Shan noodle is Inle’s specialty|specialized}. You can have it wet or dry. In any case, it is very delicious. The noodles are actually soft as well as doused in various 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 pretty good food scene too. It resembles the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These tiny bites can be found anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “couple snacks” are basic dollops of rice flour batter contributed to a sizzling 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 mid-day snack, tea stores are the places to rest if you need a break in a busy sightseeing and tour day or if you just {want to|wish to sit and have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea stores so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional drink contains black tea blended with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As simple as it seems, the preparation is in fact an art and also is fairly amusing to watch!

The “tea master” gets hold of a big pot of steaming dark tea on the cooktop as well as pours the hot drink in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he then moves the mix to another receptacle, after that back into the initial pot and repeats a number of times to see to it it is completely blended. He after that fills up a lot of little mugs and also starts once more with another batch as the first cups are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will make you desire extra!

Tea shops are excellent locations to enjoy cups of milky tea as well as additionally various foods of Myanmar. They serve baked desserts as well as meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The usually served recipes are deep-fried savory 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 essential part of Burmese cuisine and also considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by lots of people. Typically eaten in the early morning, Mohinga is cost effective and conveniently available.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall proprietors, this dish is absolutely slurp worthy. Different cities have their very own variants so don’t be afraid to try one whenever 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 distinct blend of Burmese as well as 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 till it can’t be stretched any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is similarly made use of in Thai cuisine. You could likewise add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or merely to make it an extra filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t extremely sweet.

 

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