Rice noodles served in a hearty, herbal fish-and shallot-based broth, mohinga is often called Myanmar’s national dish.
Is Myanmar food spicy?
The dishes consist of largely plant or seafood based ingredients and most of its flavours are subtle with a balance of sour, salty, bitter and spicy, all in one go. A key attraction of Burmese food is its extensive use of fish products such as fish sauce and ngapi (a paste which is made using either fish or shrimps).
What do Burmese eat for breakfast?
Popular items include: steamed pork buns, savory chicken feet, siew mai, rice noodle rolls and dumplings. India has a similarly strong influence on Burmese cuisine. Plata, the Burmese Roti Paratha, is one of the most common breakfast menu items in Myanmar for its taste and versatility.
Does Myanmar eat beef?
The country’s diverse religious makeup influences its cuisine, as Buddhists avoid beef and Muslims pork. Beef is considered taboo by devout Buddhists and farmers because the cow is highly regarded as a beast of burden.