12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Food Ball

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Food Ball

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s vital parts: 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 major Buddhist ethnic groups) dish combines rice that’s been prepared with turmeric and compressed into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish and also garlic oil.

Oily and also full-flavored, when served 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 famous Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, typically as a treat, yet they’re additionally served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the meal, the sour, slightly bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, chopped tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a splash of garlic oil as well as pungent pieces of chili and also garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice meal

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

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal smoked fish which only costs less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh as well as the meat is succulent.

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is by far one of one of the most tasty fish ever. So excellent that you can eat 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 variation 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. Either way, it is extremely scrumptious. The noodles are really soft and doused in various sauces. I actually liked the peanut flavour that this meal produced.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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

These “couple snacks” are simple dollops of rice flour batter included in a crackling muffin-like cast iron pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas added to them. The Mandalay night market at 31st road is a must-go.

 

9. Tea store meal

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From breakfast to mid-day snack, tea shops are the places to sit if you require a break in a hectic sightseeing and tour day or if you simply {want to|wish to rest and have a relaxing mid-day.

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 as well as evaporated milk. As simple as it appears, the prep work is in fact an art and also is fairly entertaining to view!

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

Tea shops are great locations to enjoy mugs of milky tea and also numerous cuisines of Myanmar. They offer baked sweets along with meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The commonly 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 a vital part of Burmese food and considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by lots of people. Generally consumed in the early morning, Mohinga is economical and also easily available.

Sold by hawkers and also street stall owners, this meal is definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variants so don’t be afraid to try one every single 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 mix of Burmese and also lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue far from Indian paratha, however closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up and slapped down continuously until it can’t be extended any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is similarly made use of in Thai food. You could also 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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