12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Travel To Mrauk U Myanmar

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Travel To Mrauk U Myanmar

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle meals– essentially noodle-based “salads” with broth served on the side– and maybe the tastiest and also most ubiquitous is nangyi thoke.

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

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

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

Oily and full-flavored, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic as well as deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin ends up being a treat 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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Probably one of the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, commonly as a dessert, yet they’re additionally served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the meal, the sour, a little bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil as well as pungent slices of chili as well as garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not simply comfort food however an experience in itself. It includes a somewhat oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup as well as 6 veggie side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, etc.) and also a garlic chili dip. The range of side dishes and spice levels may vary from area to area yet this culinary experience remains 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 succulent.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is by far one of one of the most delicious fish ever before. So great that you can consume it on its own 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 as well as fluffy. The sweet variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake topped with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds as well as fresh coconut pieces.

 

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 really scrumptious. The noodles are really soft as well as doused in various sauces. I truly liked the peanut flavour that this meal gave off.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a pretty good food scene as well. It resembles the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These tiny bites can be discovered throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are simple globs of rice flour batter added to a crackling muffin-like cast iron pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas added to them. The Mandalay night market at 31st road is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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From breakfast to afternoon snack, tea stores are the locations to sit if you need a break in an active sightseeing and tour day or if you just {want to|wish to sit as well as have a relaxing mid-day.

What makes the tea stores so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional drink contains black tea combined with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As easy as it sounds, the prep work is actually an art as well as is fairly entertaining to enjoy!

The “tea master” gets hold of a big pot of steaming dark tea on the cooktop and pours the hot drink in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he then transfers the mix to another receptacle, after that back right into the very first pot and repeats numerous times to see to it it is perfectly mixed. He then fills a bunch of small cups and starts once more with another batch as the very first cups are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will make you want more!

Tea shops are fantastic places to enjoy cups of milky tea and additionally numerous foods of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts as well as meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The typically served meals 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 also fish soup. It is an important part of Burmese food as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by lots of people. Typically consumed in the morning, Mohinga is inexpensive as well as readily offered.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall proprietors, this meal is absolutely slurp worthy. Various cities have their own variants so don’t 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 a special blend 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 and also slapped down continuously until it can not be extended any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

Burmese sweet snacks in some way always include grated coconut. It is basically grated coconut with coconut milk wrapped in rice paper.

Coconut milk is likewise made use of in Thai cuisine. You could likewise include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or simply to make it an extra filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t extremely sweet.

 

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