12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Travel Myanmar September

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Travel Myanmar September

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

The ingredients are seasoned with a mix of roasted chickpea flour and turmeric as well as chili oil, thrown by hand and 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 (among the nation’s major Buddhist ethnic groups) dish combines rice that’s been prepared with turmeric and squashed right into a disk with a topping of flakes of freshwater fish as well as garlic oil.

Oily and mouthwatering, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and 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 appetizer.

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Probably the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, normally 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, somewhat bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, sliced tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil and also pungent slices of chili as well as garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not just comfort food but an experience by itself. It includes a somewhat oily curry (select from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup as well as six vegetable side dishes (expect to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy vegetables, tomato salad, etc.) and a garlic chili dip. The range of side dishes and also spice levels may differ from location to location yet this culinary experience continues to be the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is by far one of one of the most scrumptious fish ever. So great that you can consume it on its own or with white rice and nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crunchy, light, nutty and also fluffy. The sweet variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered 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. In either case, it is extremely delicious. The noodles are actually soft and doused in different sauces. I truly liked the peanut flavour that this recipe gave off.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a pretty good food scene also. It is like the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These little bites can be found throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “couple snacks” are basic globs 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 evening market at 31st road is a must-go.

 

9. Tea store meal

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

What makes the tea shops so unique is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional drink includes black tea mixed with condensed milk as well as evaporated milk. As straightforward as it seems, the prep work is really an art and also is fairly amusing to enjoy!

The “tea master” gets hold of a large pot of boiling dark tea on the stove and pours the hot drink in a smaller pot including condensed milk and evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he after that moves the mix to another receptacle, after that back right into the very first pot as well as repeats numerous times to ensure it is perfectly mixed. He then fills a number of tiny mugs and also begins once more with another batch as the very first mugs are currently taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will make you want extra!

Tea shops are fantastic places to appreciate cups of milky tea as well as additionally various cuisines of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts in addition to meat steamed buns and dim sum. The typically served meals are deep-fried full-flavored snacks, deep-fried bread offered 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 cuisine and considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by lots of people. Normally consumed in the early morning, Mohinga is inexpensive and readily available.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall proprietors, this dish is definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their own variations so do not 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 an one-of-a-kind mix 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 and slapped down repetitively until it can’t be stretched 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 similarly utilized in Thai cuisine. You can additionally add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or simply to make it a much more filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t overly sweet.

 

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