Best 10 Thai Dishes you don’t miss while visiting in Thailand
The journey of Thai cuisine to be voted as the most popular food in the world has taken many decades. Thai cooking is a state-of-art which presents Thai culture and the way of life. It reflects the creativity in how to cook and create any menus to be significant, delectable and well presented. It is not only flavorful of hot, spicy, sour, sweet and salty from diverse ingredients and herbs, but also is good for health. This allow Thai food to enchant people from all around the world. Moreover, cooking Thai food is aesthetic skill that we can see from the vegetable and fruit carvings that are used for food decoration or even as ingredients of the foods especially Thai traditional recipes from the royal court.
Thai dish can make a reputation across the country to locate in the heart of many people around the world. And today we introduce you Top 10 Thai Dishes to fell for which are remarkable menus of Thai cuisines which are very popular and voted by foreigners.
10Pad Krapow Gai
Mention to this dish from many Thai dishes, there are so many selections of Pad Krapow for example pork, chicken, beef or seafood, and all are cooked delicately with hot basil that provides a unique aroma together with the hot and spicy taste from chili and garlic that make this dish is so lip-smacking.
9Cashew Chicken Stir Fry
This menu is cooked by using chicken meat particular the breast part and fried with seasoning sauce, oyster sauce, spices and add roasted cashew nuts. Even though this menu is not hot and spicy like other traditional Thai cuisines it is still full of flavor that is irresistible to try.
8Thai Yellow Chicken Curry
Thai dish that is influenced from an Islamic recipe, made with chunks of chicken and potatoes, and luscious in taste. A simple, classic curry that will please the whole family served with slices cucumber and shallots pickle this menu can be enjoyed with steamed rice as Thai style or as originally with nan bread.
7Thai Red Curry Chicken
Thai curry with coconut milk. And if have a look in cook books, there are so many recipes and choices of meats to cook such as fish, duck, chicken etc. And similar like Green Curry, the name of Red Curry recipe will be called after the meat we add in the curry. And the vegetables to add can be eggplant, pea eggplant, long eggplant, bamboo shoot, coconut shoot and straw mushroom etc.
6Thai Green Chicken Curry
A famous Thai dish for Thais and foreigners. The bright green color of curry is reason to call it “Green Curry”. The curry can be made from many kind of meats; chicken, prawn, beef, pork or fish ball and the curry will be called after the meat using in the curry for instance if made with chicken will call Chicken Green Curry. In general, this curry will serve with steamed rice or Thai vermicelli rice flour noodles (Ka Nom Jeen). Read more
5Tom Kha Gai (Thai Chicken Coconut Soup)
A Thai dish which is similar to Tom Yum but has coconut milk add in the soup which makes the taste to be creamy, sweet, and mellow plus the unique flavor and aroma from galangal results in this dish being so fantastic. And the good news is this dish contains a lot of herbs and healthy ingredients, and taste is milder than Tom Yum Goong so it is friendlier to the foreigners’ tongue. Read more
4Fried Spring Rolls (Por Pia Tord)
This is a starter in Thai food that a lot of foreigners fall for with its mellow taste from the filling made from glass noodles, minced pork and/or prawn, egg, salt, pepper and seasoning with sugar, sauces all wrapped with a flour sheet, then fried until it turns to golden brown. Serve warm with plum or sweet and sour dipping sauce.
3Tom Yum Goong
This is absolutely the very first Thai dish to be known by people around the world. Whether condensed or clear soup it tempts any foreigners or even Thais to fall for. Tom Yum Goong is outstanding with its flavor from various ingredients; galangal, lemongrass, chili, kaffir lime leaves, straw mushroom, prawn and more that are available locally in Thailand and make this menu to expand its reputation worldwide. Read more
2Som Tam (Thai Papaya Salad)
We can imagine to the stripped papaya and carrot with grape tomatoes, long green bean, lime, pickled crab and fish mixed together in a mortar with the sound of “Pok Pok”, it is hard to deny that this will not make our mouth water. This is another menu that many foreigners must try during their visit and there are many menus of Som Tam besides papaya such as raw mangoes, raw bananas, cucumber, long green bean etc. It is so heavenly to have with warm sticky rice and grilled or fried chicken. Furthermore, Som Tam is a clean kind food that is good for people who are concerned about their health as well.
1Shrimp Pad Thai
A simple menu of Thai food for anyone can think about. Its taste comes from various spices used to make it so flavorful especially “Pad Thai Goong Sod” or Pad Thai with shrimp is one of a kind that people to die for. So-called this Thai dishes menu can be the number one of most famous Thai food. Read more