Thai cuisines are some of the tastiest foods in the world. Most of the people have had their fair share of stories when it comes to Thai food. One thing for sure is that once you eat Thai food, you will always long for more. The cuisines have a unique balance of sweetness, salt, and acidity. A single dish can be sweet, spicy, and hot at the same time, awakening taste buds. Thinking about it makes my mouth water. Some of the critical ingredients are fish sauce, palm sugar, lime, and coconut. Sugar is added as a condiment to spicy foods. It is common to use hot pepper for spicy hotness in foods. Below are the top 10 Thai cuisines you should try.
Most locals take this dish when one has not made up his mind on what to eat. This rice and minced pork dish can be eaten any time of the day. The meal comprises minced fatty stir-fried pork accompanied with jasmine rice. The meal has other variations, such as chicken, fish, and beef.
This is the most famous Thai food, and it is suitable for beginners. It is made up of various classic ingredients like bean sprout and tofu. This food has a sweet-sour taste and is a bit funky (due to fish).
Originates from the North Eastern of Thailand. It has a sweet, savory taste eaten with dried shrimp, rice noodles, peanuts, and crab. The salad is usually papaya-based, but mangoes and cucumber can be used as an alternative. Traditionally Som Tam is eaten with sticky rice.
Khao Pad is fried rice, a favorite for many of the locals. The meal is made with jasmine rice which has a sweet smell to it. The fried rice is made up of meat of one’s choice mixed with garlic, tomatoes, cilantro, shrimp, beef, or crab, or chicken.
It is a street meal comprising of vegetables with gravy on top of flat rice noodles. It is stocked up with pilings of your choice from sliced chilies, fish sauce, or sugar. Of course, meat is always present, pork, seafood or chicken.
Khao Soy is a curry filled with yellow curry and coconut milk topped over egg noodles then covered with crisp fried noodles. It has a sweet, spicy, and sour taste.
It is a typical Thai street food made of rice and boiled chicken accompanied by winter melon soup, soy sauce, and sliced cucumber.
Gaeng KeowWan Gai is one of the most popular green curries in Thailand. It is a mix of spice blend and herbs prepared with coconut milk.
It is a soup popular both in and out of Thailand. A hot and sour flavored clear soup with galangal root, lemongrass, chilies, etc.
This is a curry is believed to have originated from outside Thailand. Spices used in this curry are rarely used when preparing curries. It is a flavorful curry with a spicy and tangy taste from tamarind and coconut cream.