12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Tour Myanmar Vietrantour

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Tour Myanmar Vietrantour

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle meals– basically noodle-based “salads” with broth served on the side– and maybe the tastiest and most common 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 slices of hard-boiled egg.

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s vital components: 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 prepared with turmeric as well as squashed right into a disk with a topping of flakes of freshwater fish and also garlic oil.

Oily as well as tasty, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin becomes 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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Possibly one of the most famed Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

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

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

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

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is without a doubt one of one of the most delicious fish ever. So good that you can consume 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 also fluffy. The sweet version is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered 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 really soft and doused in various sauces. I really liked the peanut flavour that this dish gave off.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a respectable food scene as well. It resembles 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 searing muffin-like cast iron pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas added to them. The Mandalay evening market at 31st street is a must-go.

 

9. Tea store meal

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

What makes the tea stores so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional beverage contains black tea blended with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As simple as it seems, the preparation is really an art as well as is quite entertaining to see!

The “tea master” gets a large pot of steaming dark tea on the oven and puts the hot drink in a smaller pot adding condensed milk as well as evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he after that transfers the mix to another receptacle, then back into the initial pot and repeats several times to make sure it is flawlessly blended. He then fills up a number of tiny mugs as well as begins again with an additional set as the initial mugs are currently taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you desire a lot more!

Tea shops are great locations to take pleasure in cups of milky tea and additionally numerous cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets as well as meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The usually served dishes are deep-fried mouthwatering 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 an essential part of Burmese food and also considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by several people. Usually eaten in the early morning, Mohinga is economical as well as conveniently offered.

Sold by hawkers and street stall proprietors, this dish is absolutely slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variations so don’t hesitate to try one every 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 special blend of Burmese as well as lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue away from Indian paratha, however closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up and 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 used in Thai food. You could also include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or merely to make it a much more filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t excessively sweet.

 

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