When it comes to enjoying Asian food, you have the Indian Mughlai Curry, Chinese, Russian sweets and the spicy delight of Thai. Thailand is popular not only for its raw beauty and awe inspiring laces to visit, but also its enslaving cuisine that could send you to a whole new world with an amazing experience. The food of Thailand is somewhat influenced by that of the Chinese and other neighbouring nations but the exquisite use of spices and the blend one gets in Thai food with its special herbs is unprecedented.
Here are a few dishes that you can try to give your taste buds an amazing treat.
Tom Yum Goong
The captivating Thai aroma and the bold as well as refreshing mix of chilli, galangal, lemongrass, lime leaves, lime juice and sauce of fish gives this spicy shrimp soup a classic yet kicking flavour. The body of the soup is formed from fresh prawns and mushrooms. It is an absolutely ravishing and versatile dish that can be taken as meal at any time of the day. The aroma is as strong as a perfume whereas the taste has a signature of Thailand!
Tom Kha Kai
A mild change in the soup of Tom Yum brings out another masterpiece in the Thai cuisine- Tom Khakai. This iconic dish or shall we say soup is laced with chillies, galangal, shallots, lemongrass and some strips of chicken. However, it is not as spicy as the coconut milk softens its taste. When topped with fresh leaves of lime, this dish is absolutely compelling.
GaengDaeng or the Red curry is made with morsels of meat, red paste, smooth coconut milk which is then topped with kaffir lime leaves. It is mild, sweet and absolutely wonderful in taste with an attractive fragrance. For the best taste, the meat should be tender and the coconut milk a bit thicker. Pad Thai (Thai style Fried Noodles)
Pad Thai or the Thai fried noodles are a speciality of the Thai cuisine. It is like the international dish of the Thai cuisine. Beans, onions, eggs are kept in a mixture and then noodles are put over the hot steamy crunchy mixture obtained. The best serving of Pad Thai is done alongside with condiments made from fish sauce, ground peanuts and chilli powder. Undoubtedly, it is one of the best dishes offered by the Thai cuisine to the world – the one that leaves you hungry for more!
Of course this does not bring us to the end of the list of amazing dishes that we get from the Thai cuisine. From soups to main courses to the fresh leaves in desserts- every element in the cuisine has its own wonder and magic to play on the tongue and what better way to experience the magic than to have it here in Thailand? So get the things go in the flow and set out to roll towards this amazing place. Fetch the things and while backpacking Thailand details in your mind as to where to stay and what to see, you can always wonder about what to eat!