10 (Thai)

List by: anika854, created: 02 Apr 2018, updated: 26 May 2020 Public: Users can add dishes

Like many other Asian cuisines, Thai cooking uses rice as a basic ingredient for the majority of dishes. The word “food” in Thai language means literally “to eat rice”. Furthermore, it has 5 main tastes, which you may meet in almost every dish. These are: sour lime, savory fish sauce, hot chilli, salt and sweetness (usually added by palm tree).

1. Tom Yum Goong

Tom Yam Goong, ต้มยําากุ้ง (Thai)

Thai shrimp soup, is one of the most essential dishes in Thai cuisine. The soup has countless varieties, but lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, galangal, chilies, and in this case shrimp, are mandatory.

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2. Pad Thai

Phad Thai, ผัดไทย (Thai) (Thai-isaan)

Pad Thai is a stir-fried rice noodle dish commonly served as a street food and at casual local eateries in Thailand. It is made with soaked dried rice noodles, which are stir-fried with eggs and chopped firm tofu, and flavored with tamarind pulp, fish sauce (Thai: Nam pla น้ำปลา), dried shrimp, garlic or shallots, red chili pepper and palm sugar, and served with lime wedges and often chopped roast peanuts.

It may also contain other vegetables like bean sprouts, garlic …

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3. Som Tam

Som Tom, Som Tum, spicy papaya salad, green papaya salad (Thai)

Som tam ' spicy papaya salad ' comes from northeast Thailand, but it's reached near-cult status throughout the rest of the country. Slight regional differences in ingredients means placement on the sweet-or-sour scale may vary greatly between restaurants. Common to all recipes is shredded green papaya and a healthy dose of heat. Barbequed chicken and lumps of sticky rice are the perfect companions.

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5. Gaeng Daeng

Red Curry (Thai)

Red curry is a popular Thai dish consisting of red curry paste cooked in coconut milk and added with meat; such as chicken, beef, pork, duck or shrimp, or vegetarian protein source such as tofu. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R…

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6. Kao Pad

Khao Phat, Thai Fried Rice (Thai)

Kao Pad is a variety of fried rice typical of central Thai cuisine. In Thai, khao means "rice" and phat means "of or relating to being stir-fried". This dish differs from Chinese fried rice is that it is prepared with Thai Jasmine rice instead of regular long-grain rice. It normally contains meat (chicken, shrimp, and crab are all common), egg, onions, garlic and sometimes tomatoes.

The seasonings, which may include soy sauce, sugar, salt, possibly some chili sauce, and …

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7. Pad Krapow Moo Kai Dao

Pad kra prao mu Khai dao, Phad krapaow moo Kai dao, Fried Basil And Pork (Thai)

An incredibly popular ‘one plate’ dish for lunch or dinner, fried basil and pork is certainly one of the most popular Thai dishes. It is made with lots of holy basil leaves, large fresh chilli, pork, green beans, soy sauce and a little sugar. The minced, fatty pork is oily and mixes with the steamed white rice for a lovely fulfilling meal. It is often topped with a fried egg.

Pad Krapow = Stir fried meat with basil
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8. Gaeng Keow Wan Kai

Green Chicken Curry (Thai)

Morsels of fresh chicken. Cherry-sized eggplants. Tender bamboo shoots. Sprigs of Coriander. Generous handfuls of sweet basil. These humble elements form the body of this seminal curry. The spoons of green curry paste that's stirred furiously into hot creamy coconut milk. Served alongside a bowl of fragrant Thai rice.

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9. Kai Phat Khing

Kai Pad Khing, ไก่ผัดขิง (Thai)

Kai phat khing (ไก่ผัดขิง) is a Thay dish that contains stir-fried chicken and different vegetables like mushrooms and peppers, but other meats may be used. The defining ingredient is the sliced ginger ("khing") which gives the dish a very characteristic taste. Other important ingredients in this dish are soy sauce and onion. It is served with rice. In both countries, regular chicken meat is sometimes (partially) substituted with chicken gizzards as an added delicacy.

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10. Khao Khai Chiao

Kao Kai Jieu (Thai)

A quick snack or breakfast, it is an omelet with white rice, often eaten with chilli sauce and cucumber. where the omelet is topped with a minced pork and vegetable stir-fry.

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11. Tom Kha Gai

Tom ka gai, Tom Kha Kai, ต้มข่าไก่, Chicken Lemongrass Soup, Lemon Grass Chicken Soup (Thai)

Tom Kha gai literally means chicken (gai) galangal (Kha) soup (tom) and is a Thai spicy and sour coconut soup made with coconut milk.

Tom Kha gai is one of the most-requested dishes in Thai restaurants is this soup, called tom kha gai. It is also easy to prepare at home, however, once you have the right ingredients on hand. While you may not be able to find kaffir lime leaves or galangal (a gingerlike rhizome) at your market, grated …

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