Myanmar Food & Recipes

Naturally, Myanmar food is highly influenced with the neighboring cultures, although there are some unique to Myanmar. Roughly speaking, most Myanmar dishes are somewhere between Thai salads, Indian curries, and Chinese soups.

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Rakhine Seafood

Rakhine people cook most famous dishes, originally from the west coast of Myanmar.

Myanmar Street Food

Here is a brief Myanmar street food, presented by Ivana Seada.

Pickled Tea Leaves (or) Laphet

Taking tea usually without milk and sugar is the custom in the Shan State,as it is through out the Union of Myanmar because everyone,young or elderly,male or female,lay or monk,drinks tea usually in the traditional way but rarely in a modern way mixing it with milk and sugar.

Wax-Flavored Thingyan Rice

Yes. That's right. You read it correctly. Wax is not supposed to be eaten. Wax in rice sounds really weired. Isn't it? It is quite common that wax is applied to preserve fruits, such as lemon, apples, and so on.

Myanmar Candy
Toddy palm plantation is a thriving commercial undertaking in Central Myanmar. Jaggery, a popular sweetmeat akin to candy, is the major product derived from toddy juice.

Mont Kalamel (မုန့်ကုလားမဲ)

We, Myanmar people, usually have numerous kinds of snacks and traditional foods region wise. Most of them are made, based on rice and glutinous rice. In Myanmar, there is a very greening and pleasant coastal region called Myeik at which the dough with the special taste is very famous regional dessert.

Banana Pudding (Nget Pyaw Paung)

1. Banana - 5 bunches
2. Sugar - 20 ticals
3. Coconut - 1 No
4. Butter - 5 ticals
5. Oil - 10 ticals
6. Flour - 15 ticals
7. Salt - 2 tea spoons 

Mawlamyine Mohinga

Mon-style Mawlamyine mohinga is  a litle different from the Bamar typical mohinga. It's the southern style, typically with different ingredients.

Traditional Moun Bine Daunt (Rice & Bean Snacks)

1. Rice
2. Bean
3. Coconut
4. Salt
6.Lime solution
7. Sesame
- 2 tins
- 1/2 tin
- 1/2 No
- 1 table spoon
- 1 table spoon
- 1 table spoon
- 1 packet

Ahnyar Mohinga

Half a chicken, Half fish and lemon grass. Roasted rice powder without persuasion style bread read. Green gram powder to add more entertainment to draw coconut noodles နိူ့ wine grapes to be read in conjunction with the cream too early to say anything bad about, but good enough and I regret Brew so thanks.
The village of the western bank of the Monywa Nyaung classic. If you sell Monywa broth bread salad with bow says it is pumping. Chickens and meat extract, Kill The rest of the chicken legs, The wing walls and throat are broth like the menu in favor of bone pain can spend. Pig Shwebo, Kyaukpandaung Myingyan form.

Traditional Shan Snack (Shan Khaw Poat)
Khaw Poat is a kind of appetizing snack of the Shan national race, who lives in the Southern part of the Shan State. Khaw Poat is not only a popular snack for the Shan nationals, but also for all nationals. We can easily eat Khaw Poat by frying or roasting it.

Hinthada Mohinga

Hinthada Mohinga
When boiled chana Turmeric, add ginger powder. Do not add salt. Add salt when menu.

Boiled fish, lemon grass root powder is put under a pot of fish. sauce, dried Chili, Palm brown, add 2 hard boiled.
If fish menu ဆယ်. cooling. Check with the infusion.
onion , garlic , Ginger powder, chili powder, color Add turmeric powder and the oil boiled fish if born idea to peel off. Fish oil ခြေက်. The chance of fish. Color Conference fish into the fish oil should add a little boiling water.
Ei Ei out from the water main, then the fish oil was reported to put into my fish boiled water pot.
If boiling broth of roasted rice cakes Add Variety sparse entertainment.
Enjoy pouring red cells, Pepper powder that is too delicious bread Hinthata read the family can partake cheerfully.
Credit: NanNan Granary

Mann Ma-yway

Mann Ma-yway, a snack made of glutinous rice and palm sugar, is mostly sold at rural markets and pagoda festivals in Myanmar. It is also called Ma-yway-gyi in some regions. Made of puffed glutinous rice and palm sugar, it is sweet, delicious and crispy and consumed by old and young, alike.

Mohinga (မုန့်ဟင်းခါး)

Myanmar famous mohinga is 1 of the most common typical Myanmar noodle dish in fish soup. Pundits say that the world is at the dawn of a New Golden Age of travel. Growing affluence and leisure of the middle class not only in Europe but also in Asia, combined to spur the travel itch, thus opening further new frontiers for travel.

Halawah Snack
We are going to present about popular snack Halawash from Pathein, the capital of Ayeyarwady Division.

Myanmar Laphet (Tea)
Myanmar are fond of the pickled tea, laphet, which is a traditional delicacy. The pickled tea, mixed with fried garlic, sesame and groundnut, is served at merit sharing ceremonies and weddings.

Mont Let Saung (မုန့်လက်ဆောင်း)


Wash the sago and absorb it water for 60 minutes. Subsequent to dousing, deplete the sago and put in an extensive pan. Include some water and bubble. Stew over medium warmth until the sago turn straightforward. Put aside and chill. In a little skillet, break up the palm sugar in 1 container water and warmth the blend delicately until the Sugar totally disintegrates and turns a syrup consistency. Cool the blend and strain. Put 4 tablespoons sago and 3 tablespoons syrup in a tall glass and blend well. Include 3-4 ice solid shapes and fill the glass with coconut drain. Mix and serve instantly. Serves 4.

Myanma Green Tea
The first and fore most origin of the tea is found in the source of Ayeyarwaddy and spreading the surrounding areas, such as Myanmar Assam border areas, Naga Land, Manipur and Lashi ranges in the eastern parts of Myanmar. In the western parts, China, Northern plateaus of Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

Rakhine nationals on the Bay of Bengal coast have a special way of making mohinga,the national dish.It is cooked different,served different,tastes different and is consumed different.

Steamed Toddy Cake

1. Toddy palm
2. Sugar
3. Iodized salt
4. Lime

Floating Rice Balls (မုန့်လုံးရေပေါ်)

Mont-lone-yay-paw literally means 'snack balls, floating in water'. Sounds interesting? Yes, this is also another seasonal food, often served during the Myanmar new year water festival. Here you go.. with a recipe and video clip too.