Thailand has become one of the most visited countries across the world. Thai cuisine is loved by foodies all over the world. Unique method of preparation presentation, nutritious and wholesome vegetables, aromatic herbs set Thai food apart from the rest.
Head to an authentic Thai restaurant or even better try out these recipes on your next trip to Thailand.
Tom Yum Goong: The main ingredient of this delicious soup is shrimp. Other ingredients include mushrooms, lemongrass, galangal and kaffir lime leaves. Thus you one can savour sour, sweet, salty and spice, all in a single bowl.
Pad Thai: Also, referred to as Thai Stir Fried Noodles, this dish is popular not just in Thailand but all over the world. The non-veg version usually made with egg, tofu or shrimp. The veg version is made with seasonal vegetables.
Gaeng Keow Wan (Green Curry): This recipe has the perfect balance of sweet(from coconut milk) and spice(green chillies and ginger). It is eaten with a portion of steamed jasmine rice.
Massaman Curry: This is a less spicy compared to most Thai curries. Though a popular dish in Thailand it is made from spices imported from the Middle East – cinnamon, cumin, nutmeg, etc.
Kao Phad(Thai Fried Rice): This rice is made from meat, chicken, shrimp, crab, beef or veggies. It is a common street food in Thailand.
Som Tam: This dish is referred to as Raw Papaya Salad is one of the staples in Thailand. It combines sour, spice, salt and sweet. If you’re a vegetarian travelling to Thailand, this is one of the recipes you must try.
Laap: Also referred to as larb or laap, this dish from Northeast of Thailand is with minced meat along with roasted rice powder, fish sauce, lime juice and fresh herbs. It is usually eaten with sticky rice.
Kai Jiew Moo Saap(Thai style omelette): A dash of fish sauce and minced pork differentiate this Thai omelette from the regular omelette. Also, the egg mixture is deep fried. It is usually served with chilli sauce.
Kuay Tiew (Noodle Soup): Thai noodle soup is available in various varieties. The main options are chicken, pork, veggies or seafood.
Tom Kha Gai(Chicken in Coconut Soup): It is a refreshing soup made with coconut milk, chicken broth, veggies and of course spices is a perfect one-pot meal. made