12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Tour Tet Di Myanmar

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Tour Tet Di Myanmar

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s essential parts: turmeric rice and fish.

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

Oily and full-flavored, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin becomes a snack that runs the range from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetiser.

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Maybe one of the most famed Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten on their own, usually 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 tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts as well as peas, a splash of garlic oil and also pungent slices of chili and also garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not simply comfort food yet an experience by itself. It features a somewhat oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup as well as 6 veggie side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy vegetables, tomato salad, etc.) as well as a garlic chili dip. The variety of side dishes and also spice levels may vary from place to location yet this culinary experience stays the same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is by far one of the most tasty 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, crunchy, light, nutty and fluffy. The sweet variation 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. In any case, it is extremely tasty. The noodles are truly soft and doused in different sauces. I really liked the peanut flavour that this meal 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 tiny bites can be found anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “couple snacks” are basic blobs 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 street is a must-go.

 

9. Tea store meal

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From morning meal to mid-day snack, tea shops are the locations to rest if you need a break in a busy sightseeing and tour day or if you simply {want to|wish to rest as well as have a relaxing mid-day.

What makes the tea shops so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional beverage consists of black tea combined with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As easy as it appears, the prep work is actually an art and is quite entertaining to view!

The “tea master” gets hold of a big pot of boiling dark tea on the oven and also puts the hot drink in a smaller pot adding condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he after that transfers the mix to an additional receptacle, then back right into the very first pot and repeats numerous times to make sure it is flawlessly blended. He after that fills up a bunch of small mugs and also begins once more with another batch as the initial cups are currently taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you want more!

Tea shops are terrific places to delight in cups of milky tea and also numerous foods of Myanmar. They offer baked sweets along with meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The typically served dishes are deep-fried tasty 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 also fish soup. It is an essential part of Burmese cuisine as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by several people. Generally eaten in the early morning, Mohinga is affordable and also readily offered.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall proprietors, this dish is absolutely slurp worthy. Different cities have their own variants 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 mix of Burmese and also 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 as well as slapped down repeatedly up until 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 wrapped in rice paper.

Coconut milk is likewise made use of in Thai food. You might also 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 excessively sweet.

 

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