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

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

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle recipes– essentially noodle-based “salads” with broth served on the side– as well as perhaps the tastiest and most common is nangyi thoke.

The meal takes the form of thick, rounded 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 extract and also 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 important parts: turmeric rice and also fish.

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

Oily as well as tasty, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and also 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 appetiser.

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Probably one of the most renowned Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed by themselves, generally as a dessert, however they’re likewise served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the meal, the sour, slightly bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, chopped tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil and also pungent slices of chili and also garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not simply home cooking but an experience by itself. It comes with a somewhat oily curry (choose from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and 6 vegetable side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy vegetables, tomato salad, and so on) and also a garlic chili dip. The range of side dishes and also spice levels may vary from area to location however this culinary experience stays the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent odor of fish stomach, this is without a doubt among one of the most delicious fish ever before. So good that you can eat it plain or with white rice and also 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 version is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and fresh coconut slices.

 

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 extremely delicious. The noodles are actually soft and also doused in various sauces. I really liked the peanut flavour that this recipe produced.

 

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 discovered throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are simple blobs of rice flour batter added to a sizzling 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 shop meal

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

What makes the tea stores so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional beverage consists of black tea combined with condensed milk as well as evaporated milk. As simple as it sounds, the prep work is in fact an art and is rather entertaining to enjoy!

The “tea master” gets a huge pot of steaming dark tea on the oven and also pours the hot drink in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then moves the mix to another receptacle, after that back into the very first pot and repeats a number of times to ensure it is completely combined. He after that fills a number of tiny mugs and also begins again with one more batch as the initial mugs are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will make you desire more!

Tea stores are terrific places to enjoy cups of milky tea as well as likewise numerous cuisines of Myanmar. They serve baked desserts as well as meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The typically served recipes are deep-fried savory 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 an important part of Burmese food and considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by several people. Generally consumed in the early morning, Mohinga is cost effective as well as readily offered.

Sold by hawkers and street stall owners, this dish is most definitely slurp worthy. Different cities have their very own variations so don’t be afraid 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 mix of Burmese and also lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue far from Indian paratha, however closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up and slapped down continuously 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 covered in rice paper.

Coconut milk is similarly made use of in Thai cuisine. You might likewise include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or simply to make it a more filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t excessively sweet.

 

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