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

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

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s vital 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 also squashed right into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish and garlic oil.

Oily and mouthwatering, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and also deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin ends up being a treat 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 one of the most renowned Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten on their own, commonly as a dessert, yet they’re likewise served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the meal, the sour, a little bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, chopped tomatoes, crunchy 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 home cooking however an experience in itself. It comes with a somewhat oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and also six veggie side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy vegetables, tomato salad, etc.) and a garlic chili dip. The range of side dishes and spice levels may differ from location to place but this culinary 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 as well as the meat is juicy.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is by far one of one of the most tasty fish ever before. So great 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, crunchy, light, nutty and fluffy. The sweet variation 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 either case, it is very tasty. The noodles are truly soft and also doused in different sauces. I actually liked the peanut flavour that this recipe 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 small bites can be discovered throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “couple snacks” are simple dollops of rice flour batter added to a sizzling muffin-like cast iron frying pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas included in them. The Mandalay evening market at 31st road is a must-go.

 

9. Tea store meal

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From breakfast to afternoon snack, tea shops are the locations to sit if you require a break in an active sightseeing day or if you just {want to|wish to rest as well as have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea shops so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional drink consists of black tea blended with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As basic as it appears, the preparation is really an art and also is quite entertaining to enjoy!

The “tea master” gets hold of a huge pot of boiling dark tea on the cooktop and also puts the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot adding condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he after that moves the mix to an additional receptacle, after that back right into the first pot and also repeats a number of times to ensure it is completely mixed. He then fills up a number of tiny mugs and also starts once more with one more batch as the first mugs are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you desire much more!

Tea shops are excellent locations to appreciate mugs of milky tea and additionally numerous cuisines of Myanmar. They offer baked sweets in addition to meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The frequently 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 as well as fish soup. It is a crucial part of Burmese food as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by lots of people. Typically consumed in the morning, Mohinga is inexpensive as well as conveniently offered.

Sold by hawkers and street stall proprietors, this meal is definitely slurp worthy. Different cities have their own variants so don’t be afraid to try one whenever 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 and also lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue away from Indian paratha, yet closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up and also 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 covered in rice paper.

Coconut milk is similarly utilized in Thai cuisine. You could likewise include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or simply to make it an extra filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t excessively sweet.

 

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