12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Tour To Myanmar From Bangkok

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Tour To Myanmar From Bangkok

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle dishes– essentially noodle-based “salads” with broth offered on the side– and also perhaps the tastiest and also most common is nangyi thoke.

The meal 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 blend of roasted chickpea flour as well as turmeric and chili oil, tossed 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 elements: turmeric rice and also fish.

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

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

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetizer.

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Perhaps the most famed Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed on their own, generally as a treat, but they’re likewise 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, chopped tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a dash of garlic oil and pungent pieces of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not just home cooking yet an experience in itself. It features a somewhat oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and also six veggie side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed vegetables, tomato salad, etc.) and a garlic chili dip. The variety of side dishes and also spice levels may differ from area to place however this culinary experience stays the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is without a doubt among one of the most tasty fish ever. So great that you can consume it plain or with white rice and also 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 topped 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. Either way, it is really scrumptious. The noodles are really soft and also doused in various 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 resembles the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These small bites can be discovered throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are simple blobs of rice flour batter included in a sizzling 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 morning meal to afternoon snack, tea stores are the locations to rest if you need a break in an active sightseeing and tour day or if you just {want to|wish to sit and also have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea stores so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional beverage includes black tea mixed with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As simple as it appears, the prep work is really an art and also is quite amusing to see!

The “tea master” gets a large pot of steaming dark tea on the range and puts the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot adding condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then moves the mix to another receptacle, after that back right into the initial pot as well as repeats numerous times to make certain it is flawlessly blended. He after that fills a lot of small mugs as well as begins once again with one more set as the first cups are currently taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will certainly make you want more!

Tea shops are terrific locations to delight in mugs of milky tea as well as likewise numerous cuisines of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts along with meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The frequently served meals 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 a crucial part of Burmese food and considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by lots of people. Typically eaten in the morning, Mohinga is budget-friendly as well as conveniently available.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall proprietors, this meal is certainly slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variants so do not be afraid to try one whenever you go to another Burmese city.

 

11. Burmese Paratha

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Burmese paratha with sweet pea pyote (sweet bean paste) is an unique 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 and also 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 basically grated coconut with coconut milk wrapped in rice paper.

Coconut milk is likewise utilized in Thai cuisine. You can likewise add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or just to make it a much more filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t excessively sweet.

 

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