12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Travel To Myanmar From Singapore

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Travel To Myanmar From Singapore

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

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

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

Oily as well as savory, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic as well as 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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Probably one of the most famous Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten on their own, commonly as a treat, yet they’re likewise 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, chopped tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a splash of garlic oil and also pungent pieces of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not simply home cooking yet an experience by itself. It features a slightly oily curry (choose from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup as well as 6 vegetable side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy veggies, tomato salad, and so on) and also a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and spice levels might vary from location to area but this cooking experience stays the same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal barbequed fish which only costs much less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh as well as the meat is juicy.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is without a doubt among the most tasty fish ever before. So excellent that you can consume it on its own or with white rice and absolutely 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 and 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 either case, it is extremely delicious. The noodles are really soft as well as doused in various sauces. I actually 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 also. It resembles the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These little bites can be found throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

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

 

9. Tea store meal

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

What makes the tea stores so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional drink contains black tea blended with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As easy as it seems, the preparation is actually an art and also is quite entertaining to see!

The “tea master” grabs a huge pot of boiling dark tea on the range and puts the hot drink in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk as well as evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he after that transfers the mix to an additional receptacle, then back into the initial pot as well as repeats numerous times to see to it it is flawlessly mixed. He after that fills a lot of tiny cups and also starts again with an additional batch as the first mugs are currently taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will make you want extra!

Tea stores are fantastic places to delight in mugs of milky tea and additionally various foods of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets in addition to meat steamed buns as well as 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 as well as fish soup. It is a crucial part of Burmese food as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by lots of people. Normally consumed in the morning, Mohinga is cost effective as well as easily offered.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall owners, this meal is certainly slurp worthy. Different cities have their very own variations so don’t hesitate to try one every time 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 mix of Burmese and 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 slapped down consistently till it can’t 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 used in Thai cuisine. You can likewise include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or just to make it an extra filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t overly sweet.

 

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