12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Organised Tour Myanmar

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Organised Tour Myanmar

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle meals– basically noodle-based “salads” with broth offered on the side– and probably the tastiest as well as most ubiquitous is nangyi thoke.

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

The ingredients are seasoned with a combination of roasted chickpea flour and turmeric and also chili oil, thrown by hand and 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 fish.

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

Oily and tasty, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic as well as 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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Perhaps one of the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed by themselves, typically as a treat, yet they’re likewise served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the dish, the sour, somewhat bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced up tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts as well as peas, a dash of garlic oil and also pungent pieces of chili and also garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

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

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is by far one of the most tasty fish ever before. So great that you can consume 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 as well as fluffy. The sweet version is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and also 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 extremely tasty. The noodles are really soft as well as 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 pretty good food scene also. It is like 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 “husband and wife snacks” are basic dollops of rice flour batter added to a crackling 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 shop meal

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From morning meal to mid-day snack, tea shops are the places to sit if you require a break in a hectic sightseeing and tour day or if you simply {want to|wish to rest and have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea stores so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional drink consists of black tea mixed with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As simple as it sounds, the preparation is really an art and is quite entertaining to watch!

The “tea master” gets a big pot of steaming dark tea on the oven and puts the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he after that transfers the mix to an additional receptacle, after that back into the very first pot as well as repeats numerous times to see to it it is flawlessly blended. He then fills a number of little cups as well as starts once again with another set as the first mugs are currently taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will certainly make you desire much more!

Tea shops are excellent places to enjoy cups of milky tea as well as additionally various cuisines of Myanmar. They offer baked sweets in addition to meat steamed buns and dim sum. The commonly 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 also considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by numerous people. Normally eaten in the early morning, Mohinga is budget-friendly and easily available.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall proprietors, this dish is most definitely slurp worthy. Different cities have their very own variations so don’t be afraid to try one every single time you go to another Burmese city.

 

11. Burmese Paratha

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Burmese paratha with sweet pea pyote (sweet bean paste) is a distinct mix of Burmese and also 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 until it can’t 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 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 overly sweet.

 

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