Which Thai food is the healthiest

Thai Food: 10 Dishes You Will Love!

In Thailand there are paradisiacal beaches, warm residents and incredibly delicious food! In greeting, you don't ask "How are you?", But "Have you already eaten?" This immediately shows the importance of food for the Thais.

Doesn't taste good, doesn't exist! In the Thai cuisine, influences of the culinary arts from China, India and even Europe merge into one of the world's most refined creations.

The food in Thailand is spicy, aromatic and full of exotic ingredients.

 

The selection of Thai delicacies is so huge that it is easy to lose track. We'll take you on a culinary journey through Thailand and introduce you to 10 dishes that you will love! πŸ™‚

 

Table of Contents

Sticky Rice with Mango | Top 1

 

Actually, the dessert comes at the end, after the hearty one, and as much as we would have liked to stick to this classic order: We simply couldn't bring ourselves to this divinely delicious dish to be mentioned later. No, sticky rice with mango clearly deserves first place!

Sticky Rice is a special type of rice that is not cooked, but steamed. This gives it a particularly sticky consistency. A ripe mango cut into strips is served with it and a sweet and lightly salted sauce is served Coconut milk.

 

This combination is so tempting that we found it really difficult not to hit Thailand's countless food stalls every single evening. πŸ˜‰

 

 

 

Massaman Gaeng | Top 2

 

How good does a curry have to be to get it from CNN to tastiest food in the world is crowned? Correct! Simply unbelievably fine! The Thai Massaman curry (in Thai Gaeng) not only made it into the TOP 50 of the world's best dishes, but also made it to first place.

 

It is the undisputed king of curries and we are sure: you will love it!

There is no other way. Because the combination of sweet peanut sauce, pronounced mild heat, light cardamom taste and a subtle note of cinnamon are to melt away. This curry really plays with our taste buds.

Best of all: In Thailand you can buy this creation for little money on almost every street corner.

 

 

 

Tom Yam | Top 3

 

The Thai soup Tom Yam is a real delicacy! Coriander roots, galangal, lemon leaves and lemongrass give it a light acidity; Chilli the necessary heat. There are also tomatoes and mushrooms as well as gai (chicken), pla (fish) or gung (shrimp).

Tom Yam is on CNN by the way 8th place of the tastiest dishes worldwide. πŸ™‚

 

 

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Som Tam | Top 4

 

The thai papaya salad Som Tam is the one Street food classics absolutely and hellishly spicy! At every food market you can see the huge mortars in which the salad is freshly prepared throughout the evening.

First, soaked shrimp, chilies and garlic are ground into a paste. Then there are green, still unripe papayas as well as snake beans, cocktail tomatoes, a little sugar and lime juice.

Finally, the salad is seasoned with fish sauce.

 

Som Tam can taste quite strict in the original, but Lovers swear by him. By the way, if you don't like it that spicy, this can usually be taken into account. πŸ˜‰ Som Tam is still in 46th place on CNN.

 

Thailand tip: Koh Mak is a still quite undiscovered island paradise in the east of the country! There are palm-fringed beaches and of course first-class Thai street food. We have written down all the important information for you in our online travel guide to Koh Mak.

 

 

Pad Thai | Top 5

 

Do you love pasta? Then this dish will knock you out! And if you don't really dare to try the spicy Thai curries on your first trip, then this dish is just right for you! πŸ™‚

Rice noodles are fried in a wok with fish sauce and oyster sauce.

 

There are also bean sprouts and either shrimp (gung), chicken (gai) or tofu. Is garnished pad Thai with roasted peanuts and fresh lime. Despite the sauces, the fish taste is not very strong.

 

 

 

Gaeng Panaeng | Top 6

 

Gaeng Panaeng is a thai chicken curry. The basis is coconut cream, shrimp paste, cumin seeds, coriander seeds and lemongrass. It is relatively mild and its consistency is more similar to the sliced ​​meat we know, but its taste is much more refined.

The meal is garnished with green Thai basil and fried chicken (Gai). A pleasure for all non-vegetarians! πŸ™‚