12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Tourism Facts About Myanmar

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Tourism Facts About Myanmar

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle meals– basically noodle-based “salads” with broth served on the side– as well as maybe the tastiest as well as most common is nangyi thoke.

The recipe takes the form of thick, round rice noodles with chicken, slim pieces 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 and also turmeric and chili oil, tossed by hand and offered with sides of pickled greens and also a bowl of broth.

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s essential parts: turmeric rice and also 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 prepared with turmeric and compressed into a disk with a topping of flakes of freshwater fish as well as garlic oil.

Oily and also mouthwatering, 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 gamut from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetiser.

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Possibly the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

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

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not simply home cooking but an experience by itself. It includes a slightly oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup and also 6 vegetable side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed vegetables, tomato salad, and so on) and a garlic chili dip. The variety of side dishes and also spice levels might differ from location to place but this cooking experience continues to be the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal smoked fish which only sets you back less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh as well as the meat is juicy.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent odor of fish stomach, this is by far one of the most scrumptious fish ever. So excellent that you can eat it on its own 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 version is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped 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. Regardless, it is really tasty. The noodles are really soft as well as doused in various sauces. I actually 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 throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are simple dollops of rice flour batter added to a searing muffin-like cast iron frying 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 breakfast to afternoon snack, tea stores are the locations to sit if you require a break in a busy sightseeing day or if you just {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 delicious, traditional drink consists of black tea blended with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As basic as it appears, the prep work is in fact an art as well as is quite enjoyable to enjoy!

The “tea master” gets a large pot of boiling dark tea on the cooktop and puts the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he then moves the mix to another receptacle, then back right into the very first pot and also repeats a number of times to make certain it is completely blended. He then fills a number of small cups as well as begins once again with another set 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 a lot more!

Tea stores are great locations to take pleasure in cups of milky tea and likewise different foods of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts as well as meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The often served recipes are deep-fried savory 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 also fish soup. It is an important part of Burmese cuisine and also considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by lots of people. Normally eaten in the morning, Mohinga is affordable and also conveniently available.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall owners, this dish is definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variants so don’t hesitate to try one whenever 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 distinct blend of Burmese as well as 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 and slapped down repetitively till it can’t be stretched 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 food. You can additionally add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or simply to make it an extra filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t excessively sweet.

 

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