12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Travel Visa Australia

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Travel Visa Australia

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s necessary parts: turmeric rice and fish.

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

Oily and also tasty, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin comes to be 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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Maybe the most famed Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed by themselves, normally 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, somewhat bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil as well as pungent slices of chili and also garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not just home cooking yet an experience by itself. It includes a somewhat oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and also six vegetable side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed vegetables, tomato salad, and so on) as well as a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes as well as spice levels may vary from area to area yet this cooking experience stays the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal smoked fish which only sets you back 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 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 as well as nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crispy, light, nutty and fluffy. The sweet variation 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 very scrumptious. The noodles are truly soft as well as doused in different sauces. I truly liked the peanut flavour that this meal gave off.

 

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 throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

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

 

9. Tea store meal

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From breakfast to mid-day snack, tea shops are the places to rest if you require a break in a busy sightseeing day or if you just {want to|wish to sit and also have a relaxing mid-day.

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 as well as evaporated milk. As simple as it seems, the preparation is really an art as well as is fairly amusing to see!

The “tea master” grabs a big pot of boiling dark tea on the stove and also pours the hot drink in a smaller pot including condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he after that transfers the mix to an additional receptacle, after that back into the very first pot and also repeats several times to make sure it is completely mixed. He then fills a bunch of little mugs and also begins once more with an additional 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 a lot more!

Tea shops are wonderful places to delight in mugs of milky tea as well as also numerous cuisines of Myanmar. They offer baked sweets as well as meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The usually served meals are deep-fried mouthwatering 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 a vital part of Burmese food and considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by lots of people. Typically consumed in the morning, Mohinga is budget-friendly as well as readily offered.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall owners, this dish is certainly slurp worthy. Different cities have their own variations so don’t be afraid to try one every time 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 lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue far from Indian paratha, yet closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up and slapped down consistently until it can not 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 wrapped in rice paper.

Coconut milk is similarly made use of in Thai food. You could also 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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