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Top 8 Famous, Exotic & Authentic (Thai Food), You Must Try!

I am a Filipino who loves ‘Thai Food’ a lot. I am living in Thailand for almost 11 years now. And I would like to share with you, some of the most ‘Famous Exotic and Authentic Thai Cuisine’. You probably want to try it out someday, when you will come and visit in Thailand.

‘HERE ARE MY TOP 8 FAMOUS, EXOTIC & AUTHENTIC ‘THAI FOOD’, YOU MUST TRY!’

1. SPICY PORK CURRY OR (Kaeng Keng).

This dish is my most favourite ‘Thai’ Food of all time. It is very spicy but delicious, at least for me — and for most of  ‘Thai’ people.

Ingredients:

    • ‘Thai’ Curry Paste,
    • Legumes,
    • Fresh Pepper seeds,
    • Red Hot Chilli Pepper,
    • Lime Leaves,
    • Evaporated,
    • Sugar,
    • Salt,
    • Fish Sauce,
    • Milk or Coconut Milk &
    • Basil Leaves.

It can also be cooked with Chicken, Pork, Beef, or Sea Food of your choice.

2. PAPAYA SALAD OR  (Somtam).

This dish is prepared through mashing and crushing the ingredients together, with mortar and pestle.

This is one of the most popular dishes in the country.

Ingredients:

    • (shredded unripe) Papaya,
    • Sliced Legumes,
    • Sliced Tomato,
    • Garlic,
    • Palm Sugar,
    • Salt,
    • Fish sauce/Fermented Small Crabs,
    • Lime,
    • Hot Chilli Pepper and
    • Peanut.

You can also do this, out of prawns and other ‘seafood’ favourites of your choice.

3. HOT and SOUR ‘Thai’ Soup or – (Tom Yam).

‘Tom Yam’ is the ‘best’ selling cuisine, and most favourite ‘Thai’ soup of all time. Originated in Central part of Thailand. And Usually cooked with Prawns, but in this picture I chose Pork meat.

Ingredients:

  • Lime,
  • Onion,
  • Tomato,
  • Lime Leaves,
  • Galangal,
  • Fish Sauce,
  • Mushrooms,
  • Evaporated Milk,
  • Chili and
  • Thai Chili paste.

4. CLEAR HOT and SOUR SOUP. (Tom Sep).

This soup is my favourite too, from Northeastern Part of Thailand.

Usually cooked with Beef or Pork Broth, Innards, Marbled Meat and Chunks. It is cooked with Lime, Lime Leaves, Onion, Spring Onion, Galangal, Lemon Grass, and Chili.

5. THAI NOODLE SOUP OR (Kuey Teaw).

This ‘Noodles Soup’ is cooked with Yellow Noodle/Glass or Rice Noodles, Beef/Chicken or Pork Broth, Meatballs, Liver, and Blood.

Garnished with fresh Bean Sprouts, Peanuts, Spring Onion, Basil Leaves, Morning Glory, Fried Garlic, Fish Sauce, Vinegar & Chili powder.

6. THAI FRIED NOODLES OR (‘Phad’ Thai).

Here is another yummy ‘Thai food’, that is usually prepared with Prawns (Big). But you can also add some Chicken Meat, Pork or Beef of your choice.

Cooked with

  • Thai Fish sauce (Nam Pla),
  • Tamarind juice,
  • Sugar,
  • Peanut oil,
  • Garlic (finely chopped),
  • Shallots (Sliced),
  • Fresh Red chilli (Sliced),
  • Egg, (lightly beaten),
  • Fresh Bean Sprouts,
  • Roasted Peanuts (Chopped Unsalted),
  • Lime, (cut into small wedges)
  • Fresh Cilantro leaves,
  • (Dried Wide Rice Noodles).

7. FRIED GARLIC CAT FISH OR (Pla Duk Tot Katiam).

This dish is very easy to do on your own, and I guess most of us can try cooking this at home.

This one is (deep fried) ‘Cat Fish’ and Garnished with Fried Garlic, and Fermented Vegetables. Along side is the hot and sour (Thai Green, Chili Dip and Fish Sauce).

8. THAI FRIED RICE OR (Khao Phad).

Thai Fried Rice – is a mixed steamed rice, Fried Garlic, Fish Sauce, Scrambled Eggs, Salt and Pepper.

Cucumber, Lime and fresh Spring Onion on the side. It can be mixed with your ‘favourite seafood’, fish, chicken, pork or beef of your choice.

Disclaimer:

Most of the ‘Thai Cuisine’, is Spicy in ‘Nature’. So you must have a good tolerance for ‘Hot Chilis’, or you can request your ordered dish to cut off some spices.That would be all for now and, I hope that you enjoyed my little ‘food show’. I am looking forward to bring more food blogs in my future.If you liked my post, please kindly give some love and upvote.

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