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

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

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

The ingredients are seasoned with a mixture of roasted chickpea flour and also turmeric extract 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 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 prepared with turmeric and also compressed into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish as well as garlic oil.

Oily as well as tasty, when served 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 gamut 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 famous Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, normally 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, slightly bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a dash of garlic oil and pungent pieces of chili and also 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 (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and also 6 veggie side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed vegetables, tomato salad, and so on) and a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and also spice levels might vary from location to area however this culinary experience stays the very 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 as well as the meat is juicy.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent odor of fish stomach, this is without a doubt among the most delicious fish ever. So good that you can consume it on its own or with white rice and also absolutely 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 topped 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. Regardless, it is really delicious. The noodles are actually soft as well as doused in different sauces. I truly liked the peanut flavour that this dish produced.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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

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

 

9. Tea store meal

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From morning meal to afternoon snack, tea stores 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 mid-day.

What makes the tea shops so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional drink consists of black tea mixed with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As easy as it appears, the preparation is actually an art and is quite amusing to enjoy!

The “tea master” grabs a big pot of boiling dark tea on the oven as well as pours the hot drink in a smaller sized pot adding condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then transfers the mix to an additional receptacle, then back into the initial pot and repeats numerous times to see to it it is completely combined. He then fills up a bunch of little cups and starts once again with an additional set as the initial cups are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will certainly make you desire extra!

Tea stores are fantastic locations to delight in mugs of milky tea as well as likewise different cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked desserts along with meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The frequently served recipes are deep-fried savory 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 cuisine as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by numerous people. Typically eaten in the morning, Mohinga is economical and readily available.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall owners, this dish is definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variations so don’t 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 a distinct mix of Burmese as well as lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue away from Indian paratha, yet closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up and also slapped down continuously till it can not 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 covered in rice paper.

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

 

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