12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Travel Tour Companies

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Myanmar Travel Tour Companies

1. Nangyi thoke

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

The meal takes the form of thick, rounded rice noodles with chicken, slim pieces 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 also turmeric extract and also chili oil, tossed by hand and also offered with sides of pickled greens and also a bowl of broth.

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s essential 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 cooked with turmeric and also squashed right into a disk with a covering of flakes of freshwater fish and garlic oil.

Oily and also mouthwatering, when offered with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and also 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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Maybe one of the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

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

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not simply home cooking however an experience in itself. It comes with a somewhat oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup and six veggie side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy veggies, tomato salad, and so on) as well as a garlic chili dip. The variety of side dishes and spice levels might vary from place to place but this culinary experience continues to be the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal grilled fish which only sets you back less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh and also the meat is succulent.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent smell of fish stomach, this is without a doubt one of one of the most scrumptious fish ever before. So great that you can consume it plain or with white rice and 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 version is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and fresh coconut slices.

 

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 really soft and also doused in various sauces. I really liked the peanut flavour that this meal 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 tiny bites can be found throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are simple blobs 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 shop meal

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From breakfast to afternoon 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 rest as well as have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea shops so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional drink contains black tea combined with condensed milk and evaporated milk. As straightforward as it sounds, the preparation is in fact an art as well as is quite enjoyable to watch!

The “tea master” gets a huge pot of steaming dark tea on the range and also pours the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk as well as evaporated milk for the sweet taste. With dexterity, he after that transfers the mix to another receptacle, then back into the very first pot as well as repeats several times to see to it it is completely mixed. He after that fills a bunch of tiny cups as well as begins once more with another batch as the first mugs are currently taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will certainly make you desire extra!

Tea shops are excellent locations to appreciate mugs of milky tea as well as likewise numerous foods of Myanmar. They serve baked sweets in addition to meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The usually served dishes 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 important part of Burmese food and also considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by lots of people. Normally consumed in the morning, Mohinga is cost effective and also easily available.

Sold by hawkers and street stall proprietors, this meal is certainly slurp worthy. Different cities have their very own variants 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 and also slapped down continuously up until it can not 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 cuisine. You might likewise add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or merely to make it a much more filling snack. For a dessert, this isn’t overly sweet.

 

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