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

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

1. Nangyi thoke

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

The dish takes the form of thick, rounded rice noodles with chicken, slim 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 also turmeric 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 vital parts: turmeric rice and also fish.

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

Oily as well as mouthwatering, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic as well as 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 appetizer.

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Probably one of the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten on their own, normally as a treat, but they’re also served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the dish, the sour, slightly bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced up tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a splash of garlic oil as well as pungent pieces of chili and also garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not simply comfort food but 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 6 vegetable side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, and so on) and a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and also spice levels might differ from location to place however this culinary experience remains the same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal barbequed fish which only costs much less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh as well as 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 tasty fish ever. So great that you can consume it on its own or with white rice and also 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 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 very scrumptious. The noodles are actually soft and doused in various sauces. I truly liked the peanut flavour that this meal produced.

 

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 tiny 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 sizzling muffin-like cast iron 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 breakfast to afternoon snack, tea stores are the locations to sit if you require a break in a hectic sightseeing day or if you just {want to|wish to sit as well as have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea shops so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional beverage includes black tea blended with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As easy as it appears, the prep work is in fact an art and also is rather enjoyable to see!

The “tea master” gets a huge pot of steaming dark tea on the oven and also pours the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then moves the mix to an additional receptacle, then back into the initial pot and repeats several times to make sure it is completely combined. He then fills a lot of small mugs as well as begins once again with one more set as the initial cups 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 terrific places to take pleasure in mugs of milky tea as well as likewise numerous foods of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets as well as meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The often served meals are deep-fried tasty snacks, deep-fried bread offered 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 lots of people. Normally eaten in the morning, Mohinga is budget friendly and conveniently offered.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall proprietors, this dish is most definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their own variations so don’t be afraid to try one every single 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 an one-of-a-kind mix of Burmese and also lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue away from Indian paratha, but closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up as well as slapped down continuously until it can’t be stretched any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is similarly utilized in Thai cuisine. You can likewise include 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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