Thailand is the place of delicious Thai food around the world. While visiting Thailand don’t miss the chance to taste mouth-watering local food or western food that will definitely make you smile. If you are a food lover then Thailand will seem as like food paradise to you. Thai food is one of the purposes that make travelers want to extend their stay in Thailand.
There are so many places to visit Thailand but you need to have a complete guide to taste the list of foods that you must try. Here some of the recommendations that you must try.
- Tom Yum Goong
- Pad Thai
- Kway Teow (Noodle Soup)
- Som Tam
- Gai Med Ma Muang (Chicken Cashew Nuts)
- Geng Kheaw Wan Gai (Green Curry Chicken)
- Kao Phad (Fried Rice)
- Massaman Curry
- Spring rolls
- Banana Pancakes
Tom Yum Goong 🍲
When you are thinking about Thai food, the first item that will come to your mind is Thai soup. The main ingredient of this soup is shrimp. There are two versions of this soup those are Tom yam nam sai(clear soup) and Tom yam nam khon(thick with curry paste and coconut milk-based soup).This soup is made with the lemongrass, galangal, chili, lime leaves along fish sauce and lime juice is incredibly sensational. All together makes a light spicy taste that takes the soup to another level. If you want “mild” one then you can order as you like. This soup is so popular that this considered as one of the top-rated Thai foods in Thailand.
Pad Thai 🍲
Pad Thai or stir-fried noodles is one of the most amazing Thai foods among all. This is usually seen in street foods and local eateries. Pad Thai is not a spicy item rather it is a mixture of sweet and sour flavor. This Thai style actually makes it must try item. Pad Thai is usually tasted with seafood or chicken, it usually serves with the veggie dish. This food is so demanding among visitors so if you are visiting Thailand don’t miss this chance to have a taste.
Kway Teow (Noodle Soup) 🍲
This food is a very popular number of Thai food. There are numerous categories of this Thai soup and the main categories fall into the chicken, pork, seafood or veggie. In this noodle soup, you can add your preference as mushroom or any other items. This item is different than normal soup as they add noodle to add new taste into it.
Som Tam 🍲
This special Thai food item is mouthwatering to taste as it a great combination of five amazing ingredients.It is basically ‘green papaya salad’ that named Som Tam in Thai. The taste is a bit unique because it tastes sour, hot, salty, savory and sweet too. This food is also a popular number as the street food item. This Thai food is easy to prepare and tastes so wonderful that people like to order it more. It is also served with fish sauce and salted preserved egg. So don’t come back without tasting this wonderful tasty item.
Gai Pad Med Ma Muang (Chicken Cashew Nuts) 🍲
This is another famous spicy dish as Thai food. If you are not habituated with spicy food you can also order milder version of the food. Here cashew nut makes the item so tasty that you can’t control your temptation. Chicken, some veggies and cashew make a great combination together that looks so perfect. You can try it with white steam rice to have the best taste of it.
Geng Kheaw Wan Gai (Green Curry Chicken) 🍲
If you are a curry lover then this dish will make you happy. Like other ones, you can order the milder version or you can order it with chicken, beef or veggies. In the curry, the paste is made of green peppers with coconut milk that is why this is so hot to taste. The color of the item is so marvelous that raise the temptation to have a taste.
Kao Phad (Fried Rice) 🍲
Kao Phad is one of the food items that is a famous number in local and tourist too. The ingredients can be chicken, shrimp or meat as the main item. Onion, egg, garlic is also added to make the flavor tastier. This food item is available all over as the recipe is easy to prepare. You can find it all most every street vendors to have an amazing bite as well.
Massaman Curry 🍲
The curry lover never forgets to order this outstanding food item. There is an interesting fact about this food item is the word Massaman is not native Thai rather it actually come from Muslims around the 19th century. This curry is made of dried peppers that give a different texture in the item. Cinnamon, nutmeg, cumin and some other spice add rich flavor to the dish. The interesting thing is that those spices are imported from the middle east.
Spring Rolls 🍲
Spring roll is a very popular pick in Thailand because of the crispy fried taste. This food item can be found in every street vendor. Since it is served as an appetizer but the is so delicious that you can have more as a snack. This is served with amazing kind of Thai chilli sauce named “Mae Pranom” that takes the taste to another level. The reason for being famous is that spring rolls can be made within few minutes and tastes very delicious. While visiting Thailand don’t forget to taste this item as top number.
Banana Pancakes 🍲
Your tour can be incomplete if you miss tasting this banana pancake. This is one of the best items in Thai food. There are a hundred variations in this item. You can have it with chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, hazelnut, orange, almost anything you can think of. You can get this item at any food carts. So, taste this amazing food and get mesmerized with the taste in your Thailand trip.
Thailand is the place of lots of attraction where the food items are made to make you happy. Your trip to Thailand will be incomplete if you miss tasting those amazing Thai food items.