12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Best Tour Of Myanmar

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Best Tour Of Myanmar

1. Nangyi thoke

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

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

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

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s vital components: turmeric rice and also fish.

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

Oily as well as mouthwatering, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic as well as deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin comes to be a snack that runs the range from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetiser.

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Maybe one of the most renowned Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are eaten by themselves, typically as a dessert, yet they’re likewise served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the meal, the sour, a little bitter leaves are blended by hand with shredded cabbage, chopped tomatoes, crunchy deep-fried beans, nuts and peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil and also pungent slices of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

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

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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

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

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crispy, light, nutty and fluffy. The sweet variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and also 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 either case, it is extremely scrumptious. The noodles are actually soft and also doused in different sauces. I actually liked the peanut flavour that this dish gave off.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a respectable food scene also. It is like 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 “husband and wife snacks” are simple globs of rice flour batter added 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 street is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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From breakfast to mid-day snack, tea stores are the places to sit if you need a break in a hectic sightseeing 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 delicious, traditional beverage contains black tea blended with condensed milk as well as evaporated milk. As easy as it appears, the preparation is really an art as well as is quite amusing to see!

The “tea master” gets hold of a big pot of boiling dark tea on the oven and also puts the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk and also evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he then transfers the mix to an additional receptacle, then back into the very first pot and repeats several times to make certain it is completely combined. He after that fills up a bunch of little mugs as well as starts once more with one more set as the very first mugs are already taken away by the waiters. The result is an extra sweet, caramel-colored beverage that will certainly make you want more!

Tea stores are wonderful locations to delight in mugs of milky tea and also various foods of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts as well as meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The usually served dishes are deep-fried mouthwatering 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 dish by several people. Usually eaten in the early morning, Mohinga is budget friendly and also easily available.

Sold by hawkers as well as street stall owners, this meal is most definitely slurp worthy. Various cities have their own variations so do not hesitate to try one every time you most likely to another Burmese city.

 

11. Burmese Paratha

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Burmese paratha with sweet pea pyote (sweet bean paste) is a special mix of Burmese as well as 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 also slapped down consistently till it can not 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 wrapped in rice paper.

Coconut milk is likewise utilized in Thai cuisine. You might also add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or simply to make it a much more filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t extremely sweet.

 

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