12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Tour Ke Myanmar

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Tour Ke 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 also perhaps the tastiest and most common is nangyi thoke.

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s important parts: turmeric rice and 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 and also compressed into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish and garlic oil.

Oily and tasty, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin ends up being a treat 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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Maybe one of the most famous Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed on their own, generally 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, a little bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced up tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil and also pungent pieces of chili as well as garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not just home cooking but an experience in itself. It features a somewhat oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup and six veggie side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy veggies, tomato salad, etc.) and also a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes as well as spice levels might vary from location to location yet this culinary experience stays the exact same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal barbequed fish which just costs less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh as well as the meat is juicy.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent odor of fish stomach, this is without a doubt one of one of the most scrumptious fish ever. So excellent 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 version is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and also 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 any case, 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 pretty good food scene too. It is like 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 pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas included in them. The Mandalay night market at 31st street is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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From breakfast to mid-day snack, tea stores are the locations to rest if you require a break in an active sightseeing and tour day or if you just {want to|wish to rest and have a relaxing mid-day.

What makes the tea stores so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional beverage includes black tea blended with condensed milk as well as evaporated milk. As simple as it appears, the preparation is in fact an art and is rather amusing to enjoy!

The “tea master” grabs a huge pot of steaming dark tea on the range and also pours the hot beverage in a smaller pot adding condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he after that moves the mix to another receptacle, after that back right into the very first pot and repeats a number of times to see to it it is flawlessly mixed. He after that fills a lot of little cups as well as starts once again with an additional batch 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 want more!

Tea stores are terrific places to enjoy cups of milky tea as well as additionally different foods of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts as well as meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The typically 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 cuisine as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by several people. Usually consumed in the early morning, Mohinga is budget-friendly and easily offered.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall owners, this dish is absolutely slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variations so don’t be afraid to try one every 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 special blend 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 continuously till it can not be extended any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

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

 

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