12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Package Tour Of Myanmar

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Package Tour Of Myanmar

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 probably the tastiest as well as most common is nangyi thoke.

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

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

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

Oily and also full-flavored, 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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Possibly one of the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten on their own, typically as a dessert, yet they’re additionally 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 tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a dash of garlic oil and pungent pieces of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not simply home cooking yet an experience by itself. It includes a somewhat oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup as well as six vegetable side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy vegetables, tomato salad, etc.) as well as a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and spice levels might differ from location to location yet this culinary experience continues to be the same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal grilled fish which just sets you back much less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh and also the meat is succulent.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is by far among one of the most tasty fish ever before. So good that you can consume it plain or with white rice as well as absolutely 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 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. Either way, it is really delicious. The noodles are really soft and also doused in different sauces. I actually liked the peanut flavour that this dish gave off.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a respectable food scene also. 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 globs of rice flour batter contributed to a searing 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 need a break in an active 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 beverage contains black tea blended with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As straightforward as it sounds, the prep work is in fact an art and also is fairly entertaining to enjoy!

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 as well as evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then moves the mix to an additional receptacle, after that back right into the initial pot as well as repeats numerous times to ensure it is perfectly blended. He then fills a bunch of little cups and starts again with one more set as the first cups are already taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will make you desire more!

Tea stores are wonderful locations to appreciate mugs of milky tea and additionally numerous cuisines of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts as well as meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The often served meals 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 also fish soup. It is an essential part of Burmese food and also considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by several people. Normally consumed in the morning, Mohinga is affordable as well as easily available.

Sold by hawkers and street stall owners, this meal is absolutely slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variants so don’t be afraid to try one each 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 one-of-a-kind blend of Burmese and lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue far from Indian paratha, but closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up and slapped down continuously until it can not be extended any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is likewise utilized in Thai cuisine. You might likewise add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or simply to make it a much more filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t extremely sweet.

 

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