12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Vietravel Tour Myanmar

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Vietravel Tour Myanmar

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle recipes– basically noodle-based “salads” with broth offered on the side– and also possibly the tastiest as well as most common is nangyi thoke.

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s important elements: turmeric rice as well as fish.

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Known in Burmese as nga htamin (fish rice), this Shan (one of the nation’s primary Buddhist ethnic groups) dish combines rice that’s been prepared with turmeric as well as 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 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 appetiser.

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Possibly one of the most famous Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, usually as a dessert, however they’re also served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the dish, the sour, slightly bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced up tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil and pungent pieces of chili as well as garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not just comfort food yet an experience in itself. It features a slightly oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup as well as six vegetable side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, and so on) as well as a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and spice levels might vary from area to area but this cooking experience stays the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal smoked fish which only sets you back much less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh and the meat is succulent.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent odor of fish stomach, this is without a doubt among the most tasty fish ever. So excellent that you can consume it on its own or with white rice and also 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 covered with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and also fresh coconut slices.

 

7. Shan Noodles

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Shan noodle is Inle’s specialty|specialized}. You can have it wet or dry. Either way, it is very delicious. The noodles are actually soft and also doused in various sauces. I truly liked the peanut flavour that this dish produced.

 

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 small bites can be found anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are simple dollops of rice flour batter contributed to a sizzling muffin-like cast iron frying 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 breakfast to mid-day snack, tea shops are the locations to sit if you require a break in a busy sightseeing and tour day or if you just {want to|wish to sit and also have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea stores so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional beverage includes black tea mixed with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As straightforward as it seems, the preparation is actually an art as well as is fairly enjoyable to enjoy!

The “tea master” grabs a huge pot of boiling dark tea on the oven as well as puts the hot beverage in a smaller pot including condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then moves the mix to an additional receptacle, after that back into the very first pot and repeats several times to see to it it is flawlessly blended. He after that fills a number of tiny cups as well as starts again with another batch as the initial mugs are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will certainly make you want a lot more!

Tea stores are wonderful locations to take pleasure in mugs of milky tea as well as additionally different foods of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets along with meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The often served meals 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 a vital part of Burmese cuisine and considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by lots of people. Typically eaten in the early morning, Mohinga is economical as well as readily offered.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall proprietors, this meal is definitely slurp worthy. Different cities have their own variants 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 special mix of Burmese and lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue away from Indian paratha, however closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up and slapped down repetitively up until it can not be stretched any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

Burmese sweet snacks somehow always include grated coconut. It is essentially grated coconut with coconut milk wrapped in rice paper.

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

 

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