12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tourism Package

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Tourism Package

1. Nangyi thoke

Myanmar Tourism Package

Credits: seriousbitesfood.blogspot.com

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

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

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

Credits: zeyar wai phyo/Creative Commons/Flickr

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

Oily and also tasty, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin comes to be a treat that runs the range from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetiser.

Myanmar Tourism Package

Credits: asianrecipiesava.blogspot.com

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

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

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not simply comfort food however an experience in itself. It comes with a slightly oily curry (choose from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup as well as 6 vegetable side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy vegetables, tomato salad, and so on) as well as a garlic chili dip. The range of side dishes and also spice levels might vary from area to location yet this culinary experience stays the exact same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

Myanmar Tourism Package

Fresh charcoal barbequed fish which just sets you back much less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh and the meat is juicy.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent odor of fish stomach, this is without a doubt among the most scrumptious fish ever. So great that you can consume it on its own or with white rice and absolutely nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

Myanmar Tourism Package

Credits: today-myanmar.com

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 fresh coconut pieces.

 

7. Shan Noodles

Credits: sethlui.com

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

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

Myanmar Tourism Package

Credits: touryangon.com.

Mandalay, like Yangon, has a respectable food scene as well. It resembles the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These small bites can be found throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are basic blobs of rice flour batter contributed to a crackling muffin-like cast iron pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas included in them. The Mandalay evening market at 31st road is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

Myanmar Tourism Package

Credits: sanctum-inle-resort.com

 

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

What makes the tea stores so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This delicious, traditional drink contains black tea blended with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As straightforward as it seems, the prep work is really an art and is fairly entertaining to view!

The “tea master” gets a big pot of boiling dark tea on the range and also pours the hot beverage in a smaller pot adding condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he then moves the mix to another receptacle, then back into the very first pot and repeats a number of times to make certain it is perfectly mixed. He then fills a bunch of little mugs and also begins once more with an additional set as the initial mugs are already taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will make you want a lot more!

Tea stores are fantastic places to appreciate cups of milky tea and likewise various foods of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts as well as meat steamed buns and dim sum. The frequently served dishes are deep-fried tasty snacks, deep-fried bread served with a potato curry or baked breads.

 

10. Mohinga

 

Credits: myanmartourism.info.

Mohinga is a comforting rice noodle and fish soup. It is a crucial part of Burmese cuisine and considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by many people. Normally eaten in the early morning, Mohinga is affordable as well as readily available.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall owners, this meal is definitely slurp worthy. Different cities have their own variants so do not hesitate to try one every single time you go to another Burmese city.

 

11. Burmese Paratha

Myanmar Tourism Package

Credits: sethlui.com.

 

Burmese paratha with sweet pea pyote (sweet bean paste) is an unique blend of Burmese as well as lndian influences.

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

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is likewise used in Thai cuisine. You can 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 extremely sweet.

 

Thanks for reading my guide to Top 12 Foods to Try in Myanmar – Myanmar Tourism Package.

Looking for accommodation in Myanmar? Check out hotels on Agoda and compare the best prices.

 

Categories Uncategorized
error: Content is protected !!