12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Visit Myanmar Beaches

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Visit Myanmar Beaches

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

The ingredients are seasoned with a mix of roasted chickpea flour as well as turmeric extract as well as chili oil, thrown by hand and also served 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 (one of the nation’s primary Buddhist ethnic groups) dish combines rice that’s been cooked with turmeric as well as compressed into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish and also garlic oil.

Oily and also mouthwatering, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and also deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin becomes 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 well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed on their own, normally as a treat, but they’re likewise served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the meal, the sour, somewhat bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced up tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a dash of garlic oil and also pungent pieces of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

The local set-meal is not just home cooking however an experience by itself. It comes with a somewhat oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup and also 6 vegetable side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy vegetables, tomato salad, and so on) and a garlic chili dip. The variety of side dishes as well as spice levels might vary from area to area yet this culinary experience continues to be 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 and also the meat is succulent.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is by far among the most scrumptious fish ever before. So great that you can eat 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 and 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. In any case, it is very delicious. The noodles are actually soft as well as doused in different 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 too. It resembles the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These tiny bites can be found 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 frying pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas added to them. The Mandalay evening market at 31st road is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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

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 as well as evaporated milk. As basic as it appears, the preparation is actually an art and also is fairly enjoyable to see!

The “tea master” gets a huge pot of boiling dark tea on the stove and pours the hot drink in a smaller sized pot adding condensed milk as well as evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he after that transfers the mix to an additional receptacle, after that back right into the first pot and also repeats numerous times to make certain it is perfectly mixed. He after that fills up a lot of little cups and also starts again with another set as the initial mugs are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you desire much more!

Tea stores are fantastic locations to enjoy mugs of milky tea as well as likewise various cuisines of Myanmar. They offer baked sweets along with meat steamed buns and dim sum. The usually 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 fish soup. It is a vital part of Burmese food and also considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by several people. Typically consumed in the early morning, Mohinga is budget friendly and conveniently available.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall owners, this meal is definitely slurp worthy. Different cities have their very own variants so don’t hesitate to try one whenever you go to another Burmese city.

 

11. Burmese Paratha

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Burmese paratha with sweet pea pyote (sweet bean paste) is an one-of-a-kind blend of Burmese and lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue far from Indian paratha, yet closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up as well as slapped down repetitively until it can not be extended 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 utilized in Thai cuisine. You might additionally add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or merely to make it a much more filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t overly sweet.

 

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