12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Travel Hashtags

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Travel Hashtags

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 and most common is nangyi thoke.

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

The ingredients are seasoned with a combination of roasted chickpea flour and also turmeric extract as well as 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 important elements: turmeric rice and also fish.

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

Oily and savory, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic as well as 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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Perhaps the most famed Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed on their own, usually as a treat, however 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 mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, chopped tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts as well as peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil and also pungent pieces 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 includes a slightly oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and 6 vegetable side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy vegetables, tomato salad, etc.) and also a garlic chili dip. The range of side dishes as well as spice levels may vary from area to location but this cooking experience stays the same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal grilled 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 odor of fish stomach, this is by far among one of the most scrumptious 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 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 extremely tasty. The noodles are actually soft and doused in various sauces. I really liked the peanut flavour that this recipe produced.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a respectable food scene too. It resembles the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These small bites can be found anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

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

 

9. Tea store meal

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From morning meal to mid-day snack, tea shops are the places to sit if you need a break in a busy sightseeing day or if you just {want to|wish to sit and have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea stores so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional drink contains black tea combined with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As basic as it appears, the prep work is really an art and also is fairly enjoyable to watch!

The “tea master” grabs a large pot of boiling dark tea on the cooktop and pours the hot beverage in a smaller pot including condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he after that moves the mix to an additional receptacle, after that back into the very first pot and also repeats a number of times to see to it it is perfectly combined. He after that fills up a number of little cups and also begins once again with one more batch as the initial cups are currently taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you want a lot more!

Tea stores are wonderful places to take pleasure in mugs of milky tea and also various foods of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets as well as meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The commonly served recipes are deep-fried mouthwatering 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 crucial part of Burmese food and also considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by many people. Normally consumed in the morning, Mohinga is cost effective and also readily available.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall proprietors, this dish is certainly slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variants so do not be afraid to try one each 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 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 repeatedly up until it can not be extended any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is likewise utilized in Thai cuisine. You could likewise add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or just to make it a more filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t excessively sweet.

 

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