12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Places To Visit

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Places To Visit

1. Nangyi thoke

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

The recipe 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 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 (one of the country’s main Buddhist ethnic groups) dish combines rice that’s been cooked with turmeric and squashed right into a disk with a topping of flakes of freshwater fish and garlic oil.

Oily and full-flavored, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic as well as deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin ends up being a snack that runs the range from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetizer.

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Possibly one of the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten on their own, generally as a dessert, however they’re also served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the dish, the sour, somewhat bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, chopped tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts and also peas, a dash of garlic oil and also pungent pieces of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not just comfort food but an experience in itself. It features a somewhat oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, vegetable or pork), rice, a dish of lentil soup and also six vegetable side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafed veggies, tomato salad, and so on) and also a garlic chili dip. The variety of side dishes and also spice levels might vary from location to area however this culinary experience remains the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

Packed with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is by far among the most delicious fish ever. So excellent that you can eat it on its own or with white rice as well as nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crunchy, light, nutty and fluffy. The sweet version is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered 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 scrumptious. The noodles are actually soft and also doused in different sauces. I actually 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 resembles the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These small bites can be discovered throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

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

 

9. Tea shop meal

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

What makes the tea stores so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional beverage contains black tea blended with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As easy as it appears, the preparation is really an art as well as is quite entertaining to see!

The “tea master” grabs a large pot of steaming dark tea on the range and puts the hot drink in a smaller pot adding condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he then transfers the mix to another receptacle, after that back into the very first pot and also repeats numerous times to ensure it is completely blended. He after that fills up a bunch of small cups and also begins again 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 certainly make you desire much more!

Tea shops are great locations to enjoy mugs of milky tea as well as also numerous foods of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets as well as meat steamed buns and also dim sum. The usually served recipes 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 also fish soup. It is a crucial part of Burmese cuisine and considered to be Myanmar’s national meal by lots of people. Generally eaten in the morning, Mohinga is economical as well as conveniently available.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall owners, this dish is definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their very own variants so do not 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 away from Indian paratha, yet closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up as well as slapped down consistently up until it can’t be stretched any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

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

Coconut milk is similarly made use of in Thai food. You might additionally add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or merely to make it a more filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t overly sweet.

 

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