Rice is served with main dishes such as chicken,
pork, beef and fish curry, vegetables fried, raw or
baked vegetable salad and vegetable soup. Burmese
foods are not as spicy as Indian food and not as hot
as Thailand food.
A salad is normally combined with onion, roasted
bean powder, salt and oil. Long bean salad,
egg-plant salad, tomato salad, ginger salad and tea
leaf salad are very common in Burmese kitchen.
Most soup is mostly cooked with vegetable. Some
taste sweet such as soup with any kind of bean. Soup
with tamarind leaf, rosella leaf and vegetables with
tamarind paste are for sour taste.
Traditional Burmese breakfast is fried rice with
boiled bean. But in the cities breakfast can be all
sort of food at the tea shop or at the restaurant
where you can get noodle salad, fried noodle or
rice, boiled sticky rice with boiled bean or baked
dry fish, different kind of Burmese and Indian
snacks. A pot of tea is always stood by at the
Typical Burmese noodle soup called Mohingar and
coconut milk noodle soup are favourite breakfast in
Yangon and in some cities.
Fruits and Vegetables
You will see the plenty of fruits and vegetables
during your trips, at the markets, at the street
vendors. Myanmar people consume more vegetables and
Mango, orange, banana, papaya, apple, pine-apple,
watermelon, sweet-melon, grapefruit, jackfruit,
guava, durian, mingousten and others fruits are
fresh and still kept it original taste.