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Top 10 Thai Recipes
Last Updated : Mar 30,2017
A Glimpse into the Wonders of Thai Cooking
The moment we think of Thai food, vibrant stir-fries and soothing coconut curries that look and taste great come to our mind. In Thai culture, food is expected to have a holistic appeal – both visual and culinary. Understandably, the cuisine lives up to that reputation. From refreshing beverages to pleasant curries and vibrant stir-fries, the cuisine has it all. As you explore Thai cuisine, you are sure to notice that it has been influenced by Chinese, Malay and Indian cuisines. The Thai people have skillfully adopted the best of these culinary cultures, added their own unique touch, and created a singularly beautifully cuisine of their own.
Tongue-tickling sauces and gravies that combine sweet, sour and tangy ingredients are a unique and characteristic feature of Thai cuisine. These sauces mostly use tamarind, jaggery and red chillies to produce the effect. Thai cooking also uses a generous amount of ginger and garlic, to get a strong aroma and taste. Many dishes also use toasted sesame or crushed peanuts to get a lovely crunch and interesting taste. On the other side of the spectrum, there are nice rice dishes and curries that are soothingly flavoured with coconut milk. When an assortment of such pungent and pleasant dishes is put together, you get a classic Thai meal that is perfectly balanced in flavours and textures.
Understandably, Thai cuisine is now loved by people all over the world. While some years back, people were aware of only a couple of famous Thai dishes like the Pad Thai Noodles or Thai Red Curry, now there is a lot more awareness about Thai cuisine and many more wonderful treats are available in restaurants too. From refreshing beverages and drinks to salads, starters, main course and of course, dessert, Thai cuisine has a lot of delicious recipes in store for you. You don’t necessarily have to go to a restaurant to get a taste of Thai cuisine, because it is not rocket science. For one who is familiar with Indian cuisine, Thai cuisine too is easy to understand and master. In this mailer, we introduce you to some fabulous Thai recipes, ranging from the Thai Veg Salad with Peanut Dressing and the Tom Yum Soup with Mushrooms and Baby Corn, to the Thai Green Rice and the Thai Green Curry.
Relish these delights, and use the opportunity to impress your family and friends. You can even plan a Thai themed dinner party, which will become the talk of the town!
Top 10 Thai Recipes
The Thai Green Curry features chunky veggies in a lip-smacking green curry, constituted of aromatic herbs and spice powders, tangy lemon juice and rinds, and of course, onion, ginger, garlic and the usual repertoire of flavour enhancers. Like in most Thai
preparations, coconut milk does the balancing act making the curry perky yet pleasant to the taste buds.
The veggies in this preparation have been chosen to balance colour, flavour and texture. However, you can comfortably use other vegetables of your choice.
A traditional fiery red thai curry simmered with assorted vegetables. An excellent complement to steamed rice.
favourite. These flat rice noodles are cooked and tossed with paneer, spring onion, bean sprouts, peanuts, garlic and other spices. Use up the remaining peanuts for a garnish.
Tastes wonderful with a Thai Green Curry
A colourful rice preparation with a refreshing flavour, the Thai Green Rice has strong hints of lemon grass and mint. Since it does not involve boiling vegetables, it can be tossed up quite soon – you just need to spare enough time for the rice to cook, and voila a delectable meal is ready on the table!
Thai cooking is generally characterised by the generous use of peanuts and coconut milk. In this mixed veg salad, you will experience the magical touch of peanuts, in the form of a sauce with a lot of other exciting ingredients like sesame seeds and lemon juice.
The Thai Veg Salad with Peanut Dressing features a brilliant assortment of vegetables, which present you with a miscellany of colours and textures, something that is sure to delight your palate.
A lip-smacking salad which goes well as an accompaniment to a Thai
meal of Thai Style Pumpkin Soup
, Thai Sweet Corn Cutlets
, Babycorn and Mushroom Curry Rice
and Veg Noodles
Red pumpkin is a favourite ingredient for making soups, all over the world. In fact, there are many renowned recipes like the Roman Style Pumpkin Soup
. Here, we present a pumpkin soup with an oriental touch.
The Thai Style Pumpkin Soup brims with multiple flavours, ranging from the spiciness of red curry paste to the pungency of onions and garlic. Vegetarian seasoning cubes make the aroma of the soup surge high, while coconut milk gives it the characteristic Thai
touch. Serve this soup hot, garnished with coriander and seasoned with salt.
Som Tam is a famous salad from Southeast Asian cuisine. Made with raw papaya, it has a spicy and tangy flavour that is really invigorating.
The tanginess of tamarind, the pungency of garlic and the spiciness of Thai red chilli are felt strongly in this recipe. Not only that, raw papaya has a very crunchy texture, which is accentuated by the garnish of crushed peanuts.
With basil, cherry tomatoes, parboiled veggies and other such exciting ingredients, the scrumptious and colourful Som Tam is a sure-shot winner.
When served along with Thai Style Pumpkin Soup
, Sweet Corn Cakes
, Fried Potatoes in Ginger Mushroom Sauce
, Massaman Curried Rice
, Drunkard's Noodles
and Thai-style Bananas
it makes a hearty Thai
A fiery paste of red chillies, spices and fresh herbs, the Red Curry Paste is used frequently in Thai cooking. Follow this authentic recipe to make some Red Curry Paste, and store it in the refrigerator for using as the base in various soups, curries and rice dishes.
One of Thailand’s most famous soups, the Tom Yum Soup is famous for its unique spicy, sweet and sour flavour. An assortment of veggies adds more volume and crunch to the soup, which derives its fantastic flavour from a combination of ingredients like spring onions, ginger, pepper and herbs.
Although it is a wonderful addition to the menu on any day, the Tom Yum Soup with Mushrooms and Baby Corn is sure to be all the more enjoyable on a cold and rainy day because of the abundance of ingredients like lemongrass, ginger and pepper, which soothe and rejuvenate your body.
Serve along with Thai Starters
An authentic Thai
paste made by using fresh green herbs and spices. It is extremely flavourful and aromatic and can be added to different vegetables to form Thai curries.
You can use this paste for recipes like Thai Fried Rice
, Table-top Thai Curry
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