Walking around Yangon center city, visitors will have chances to enjoy a lot of delicious Yangon cuisine and its famous street foods: Nangyi thoke, Kauknyintok, Koh Puo hay Bein Mont,…
E Kya Kway
E Kya Kway is the most favorite breakfast of Burmese made of fried rice flour, looks quite similar to roast in Vietnam. This dish is usually dipped in coffee or tea, or can also be served with fish soup and noodle dishes Mohinga.
As a country located between Indian and China, Myanmar is also under these two countries’ influence about culture, tradition, and cuisine. And this Roti is one of these influences. This dish is a flat bread from India, made from different types of fat such as butter, sugar, milk, eggs and flour.
Nangyi Thoke is an a thoke salad dish in Burmese cuisine made with thick round rice noodles mixed with specifically prepared chicken curry. It has equated as a Burmese version of spaghetti.
The dish is often garnished with toasted chickpea flour, sliced onions, chilies, crispy noodles, slices of hard-boiled egg, and zested with lime or lemon.
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Samosa salad (Samosa Thoke)
This salad is a main dish in Burmese cuisine. There are many flavors as well as ingredients for this dish, basically, it is made of chopped samosa (fried triangle bread with potato, turmeric, bean inside), chickpea, cabbages, shallot and tomatoes. Moreover, if we mix this dish with some peppermint leaves, coriander, and a squeeze of lime, this dish will become tastier.
This is a type of cake made from glutinous rice, covered by sesame, and served with a little grated coconut, salt as well as pepper.
Koh Puo cake is made from glutinous black or white rice, and grilled over charcoal. his dish is served with a syrup made from jaggery.
Mont Lone Yay Paw
Mont Lone Yay Paw is the traditional favorite pudding in Yangon, and always served in Thingyan Festival. This cake looks like Tangyuan cake in China or Mochi of Japanese. Basically, this pudding is made from glutinous rice flour, grated coconut and wrapped in banana leaves.
Kauknyintok is knowns as a kind of snack made from banana, coconut and sugar, and then covered with a layer of sticky rice fragrant.
This is a fried cake, which is very famous and sold in the afternoon in Yangon streets. This delicious cake’s ingredients include glutinous rice flour, sliced fresh coconut and almonds.
As a kind of pancakes made from fermented rice flour originating from South India, Dosa is always used mainly for breakfast and sold in most of the restaurants on the streets of Yangon. Besides, this dish is very popular in some countries such as Malaysia and Sri Lanka.
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