12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Visit Myanmar Video

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Visit Myanmar Video

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle dishes– basically noodle-based “salads” with broth served on the side– and also perhaps the tastiest as well as most ubiquitous is nangyi thoke.

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s necessary components: turmeric rice as well as fish.

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

Oily and also full-flavored, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic as well as deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin becomes 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 famous Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, usually as a treat, but they’re additionally served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the dish, the sour, slightly bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a splash of garlic oil and pungent slices of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

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

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal smoked fish which just costs 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 one of one of the most tasty fish ever. So good 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, crispy, light, nutty and fluffy. The sweet version 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. Regardless, it is very delicious. The noodles are actually soft and doused in different sauces. I actually liked the peanut flavour that this dish 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 anywhere in Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

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

 

9. Tea shop meal

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From breakfast to mid-day snack, tea shops are the places to rest if you need a break in a hectic 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 shops so unique 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 appears, the prep work is really an art and is quite entertaining to see!

The “tea master” gets a big pot of boiling dark tea on the range as well as puts the hot beverage in a smaller pot adding condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he after that moves the mix to an additional receptacle, then back into the initial pot as well as repeats several times to make sure it is perfectly mixed. He then fills a lot of little mugs as well as starts once again with an additional set as the very first cups are already taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will certainly make you want much more!

Tea stores are terrific locations to enjoy cups of milky tea and likewise various foods of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts as well as meat steamed buns and dim sum. The commonly served meals 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 and fish soup. It is an essential part of Burmese food as well as considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by several people. Usually consumed in the early morning, Mohinga is inexpensive and easily available.

Sold by hawkers and street stall proprietors, this meal is most definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variations so don’t hesitate to try one every 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 distinct blend of Burmese as well as 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 as well as slapped down continuously up until it can’t be stretched any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is likewise used in Thai cuisine. You could likewise include strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or just to make it a much more filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t excessively sweet.

 

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