12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Places To Visit In Kalaw Myanmar

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Places To Visit In Kalaw 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 maybe the tastiest as well as most common is nangyi thoke.

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s necessary elements: turmeric rice and also fish.

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Known in Burmese as nga htamin (fish rice), this Shan (one of the nation’s major 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 as well as savory, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin comes to be a snack 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 eaten by themselves, normally as a dessert, but 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 blended by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a dash of garlic oil and also pungent slices of chili as well as garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not simply home cooking yet an experience in itself. It includes a slightly oily curry (choose from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup and six veggie side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed vegetables, tomato salad, and so on) and a garlic chili dip. The variety of side dishes as well as spice levels might differ from location to location but this cooking experience remains the exact same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal barbequed fish which only sets you back less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh and the meat is succulent.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is without a doubt one of one of the most scrumptious fish ever before. So good that you can consume 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 as well as fluffy. The sweet variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped 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. Regardless, it is extremely delicious. The noodles are really soft and doused in various sauces. I truly 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 also. It resembles the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These little bites can be discovered throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

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

 

9. Tea shop meal

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From morning meal to afternoon snack, tea stores are the locations to rest if you need a break in a hectic sightseeing and tour day or if you just {want to|wish to sit and also have a relaxing mid-day.

What makes the tea stores so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional beverage contains black tea mixed with condensed milk as well as evaporated milk. As straightforward as it sounds, the prep work is in fact an art and is rather entertaining to view!

The “tea master” grabs a big pot of steaming dark tea on the range and pours the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk as well as evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he then moves the mix to another receptacle, after that back into the very first pot and also repeats numerous times to ensure it is completely mixed. He after that fills up a bunch of little cups as well as begins once more with one more set as the initial cups are currently taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you desire much more!

Tea stores are great places to appreciate cups of milky tea as well as additionally various foods of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts along with meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The commonly served recipes are deep-fried full-flavored 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 meal by several people. Usually eaten in the morning, Mohinga is inexpensive as well as readily offered.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall owners, this dish is most definitely slurp worthy. Different cities have their very own variants so do not 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 a distinct mix of Burmese and also 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 continuously up until it can’t be stretched any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

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

 

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