12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Reliance Tour Myanmar

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Reliance Tour Myanmar

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle recipes– essentially noodle-based “salads” with broth served on the side– and possibly 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 as well as slices of hard-boiled egg.

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s important elements: turmeric rice as well as 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 also garlic oil.

Oily and also full-flavored, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin ends up being 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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Perhaps one of the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, normally as a dessert, but they’re additionally served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the dish, the sour, a little bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced up tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts as well as peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil as well as pungent slices of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not simply home cooking however an experience by itself. It features a slightly oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup as well as 6 veggie side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, and so on) as well as a garlic chili dip. The range of side dishes and also spice levels might differ from area to area yet this culinary experience continues to be the exact same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent odor of fish stomach, this is by far among one of the most tasty fish ever. So excellent that you can eat it plain or with white rice as well as 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 covered with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and fresh coconut pieces.

 

7. Shan Noodles

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Shan noodle is Inle’s specialty|specialized}. You can have it wet or dry. In either case, it is very tasty. The noodles are actually soft as well as doused in different sauces. I really 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 too. 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 “husband and wife snacks” are basic dollops of rice flour batter included in a crackling muffin-like cast iron pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas included in them. The Mandalay night market at 31st road is a must-go.

 

9. Tea store meal

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

What makes the tea shops so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional beverage includes black tea blended with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As straightforward as it seems, the preparation is in fact an art and is rather entertaining to watch!

The “tea master” gets hold of a large pot of steaming dark tea on the range and also puts the hot drink in a smaller pot including condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he after that moves the mix to an additional receptacle, then back right into the initial pot as well as repeats several times to see to it it is flawlessly blended. He then fills a lot of tiny mugs and also begins again with an additional set as the first cups are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you want more!

Tea stores are fantastic locations to appreciate mugs of milky tea and also numerous foods of Myanmar. They serve baked desserts in addition to meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The commonly served dishes 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 an important part of Burmese food and considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by several people. Normally eaten in the morning, Mohinga is inexpensive and easily offered.

Sold by hawkers and street stall proprietors, this meal is absolutely slurp worthy. Various cities have their own variants so do not hesitate 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 an one-of-a-kind mix of Burmese as well as 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 as well as slapped down repeatedly until it can’t be stretched any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is similarly used in Thai food. You could additionally add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or simply to make it a more filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t overly sweet.

 

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