12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Travel Myanmar 10 Days

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Travel Myanmar 10 Days

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s necessary elements: turmeric rice and also fish.

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Known in Burmese as nga htamin (fish rice), this Shan (among the country’s major 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 as well as garlic oil.

Oily and also mouthwatering, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic as well as deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin comes to be a snack 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 one of the most famed Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed on their own, commonly as a treat, yet 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 mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a dash of garlic oil and also pungent slices 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 includes a slightly oily curry (choose from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup and six vegetable side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed vegetables, tomato salad, and so on) and also a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and also spice levels might differ from area to area however this cooking experience remains the very 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.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent odor of fish stomach, this is without a doubt one of one of the most delicious fish ever. So good that you can eat 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, crunchy, light, nutty as well as fluffy. The sweet version is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped 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. Regardless, it is very scrumptious. The noodles are actually soft as well as doused in various sauces. I really liked the peanut flavour that this meal gave off.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a respectable food scene also. It is like the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These little bites can be discovered anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “couple snacks” are basic globs of rice flour batter contributed to a sizzling muffin-like cast iron pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas included in them. The Mandalay evening market at 31st road is a must-go.

 

9. Tea store meal

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From morning meal to afternoon snack, tea shops are the places to rest if you need a break in an active sightseeing day or if you just {want to|wish to rest and have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea stores so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional drink includes black tea blended with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As simple as it sounds, the preparation is in fact an art and also is quite enjoyable to watch!

The “tea master” gets hold of a big pot of steaming dark tea on the range and puts the hot drink in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he after that moves the mix to another receptacle, after that back right into the initial pot as well as repeats numerous times to see to it it is perfectly blended. He then fills up a number of little cups and also begins again with an additional batch as the first mugs are currently taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will certainly make you desire extra!

Tea shops are wonderful locations to enjoy mugs of milky tea and also different foods of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets in addition to meat steamed buns and dim sum. The frequently served recipes are deep-fried full-flavored 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 food and also considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by several people. Typically eaten in the morning, Mohinga is cost effective and also readily offered.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall owners, this dish is certainly slurp worthy. Different cities have their very own variants so do not hesitate to try one each time 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 mix of Burmese as well as lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue away from Indian paratha, but closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up as well as slapped down repetitively until it can’t 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 similarly used in Thai food. You could likewise 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 extremely sweet.

 

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