Thailand is well known worldwide not only for its beautiful tourist attractions but also for its delectable food. Foodies know what Thai foods are worth trying and I’m sharing here some of the most popular. While it’s best to try them out in Thailand, you can always visit your local Thai restaurant and order them.
Thai food features a mix of flavors and commonly uses coconut milk, noodles and spices.
Tom Yum Gung – This soup is on top of the list. It contains shrimp, mushrooms, tomatoes, lemongrass, galangal and kaffir lime leaves and boasts of a burst of flavors all in one soup. One can order this with or without cream or coconut milk.
Panang Gai – Curry lovers will love this dish that features a red curry paste with chicken and coconut cream. It is often served with a sprinkle of finely chopped kaffir lime leaves on top.
Gang Massaman – This is another curry dish that contains chicken and potatoes but with a sweet taste. The sauce is made from curry paste, coconut milk, peanuts, nutmeg and cinnamon.
Pad Thai – This dish makes use of noodles mixed with tofu, bean sprouts, onion and powdered peanuts. It is then mixed with sugar, chili powder and fish sauce to create its unique taste.
Gai Pad Pongali – This is made using chicken, onions, tomatoes and peppers mixed with a yellow curry paste. It is thickened through the use of an egg mixed into the ingredients. Parsley is added to a serving to create its unique flavor.
Gang Jued – This is a healthy dish made from a mix of vegetables such as carrots, tofu, cabbage, onions, glass noodles and minced pork.
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