Thai recipes

Thai red curry with chicken and bamboo shoots


Thai red chicken curry and bamboo shoots which is my favourite curry in Thai dishes, prepared with readymade bought good quality Thai red curry paste. The Thai ingredients especially lime leaves and lemon grass, are full of aroma and flavour, my favourite ingredients in Thai cuisine. This time I have add few vegetables with bamboo shoots, I have used tinned bamboo shoots for my Thai red curry.


Tom yum goong (Hot and sour prawns soup)


Tom yum is a soup made in Thailand and it is very popular and has many health benefits because of its combination of herbs and spices. The basic stock consists of galangal, lemon grass, lime leaves, Thai birds red chilli. This soup is made with chicken (tom yum gai), prawns, vegetables and fish.


Tom yum gai soup with nam prik pao


This prawn soup is made with fragrant herbs and it is spicy also. The basic stock consists of galangal, lemon grass, lime leaves, Thai birds red chilli. Even with chicken and fish can be used to make this soup. In this soup I have used knor chicken stock cube instead of prawn shells, as I had prawns without shell, it was cleaned. I always make prawn stock with prawn shells, as it gives more flavour and taste to the dish, when used prawn stock. In this soup I have used lime skin (rind or zest) instead of lime leaves.


Lime, lemon grass and prawn Thai soup


This prawn soup is made with fragrant herbs and it is spicy also. The basic stock consists of galangal, lemon grass, lime leaves, Thai birds red chilli. Even with chicken and fish can be used to make this soup. In this soup I have used knor chicken stock cube instead of prawn shells, as I had prawns without shell, it was cleaned. I always make prawn stock with prawn shells, as it gives more flavour and taste to the dish, when used prawn stock. In this soup I have used lime skin (rind or zest) instead of lime leaves.


Nam prik pao chicken with crispy noodles


Nam prik pao is a very tasty accompaniment which goes well with soups like tom yum goong (hot and sour prawn soup) or any tom yum soup or as a dip. It is used in noodles and also in fried rice. This time I prepared crispy noodles with Nam prik pao chicken with some vegetables, you can add paneer or prawns for a change instead of chicken. The crispy noodles will give a crunchy bite with spicy and sweet sauce (Nam prik pao). Serve as a starter or main course.


Nam prik pao


Nam prik is a spicy chilli paste in oil or chilli sauce or like chilli jam consistency which is normally eaten as a condiment or dipping sauce for fried dishes and other vegetable dishes in Thailand . It is a spicy and sweet jam consistency chilli paste in oil.


Prawns pad thai


Prawns Pad Thai is a stir fry noodle with fish sauce, lime juice and vegetables, very famous as a street food in Thailand and is served with Thai condiments (crushed peanuts, chives, pickled turnip, coriander leaves, lime, spicy chili oil, chili powder, vinegar, fish sauce, sugar or palm sugar). In Thailand, their food has to be sour, salty, sweet, spicy and tangy, which is in this recipe. You can find pad thai, taste differently in each restaurant, as everyone add different combination of sauces like fish sauce, soya sauce, sweet soya sauce , tamarind paste or pulp, oyster sauce.


Chicken soup with curry powder


This chicken soup flavoured with curry powder is a mixture of Indian spices and Thai ingredients like coriander roots, coconut milk and fresh Thai chilli. The cooking is in Thai style. You can also call this as a fusion soup a fusion of ingredients from Indian and Thai cuisines. This soup is so unique and tasty and made with simple ingredients which are widely available in the market. This soup is spicy, sour and sweet. This soup can be prepared with prawns or meat balls or just vegetarian. I have used coconut milk powder for the coconut milk but if fresh coconut milk is used, it will be tastier. I also call this chicken soup with curry powder as a full meal soup as it has noodles, vegetables and chicken. This curry flavoured chicken soup can be had during lunch or dinner.


Fish cakes with ready made red curry paste


Thai Fish cakes can be made with ready made red curry paste, but try to make it yourself, as food processor will do all the hard work for you. I bought this ready made red curry paste to make fish cakes as I suddenly desired to eat and want to know the difference between ready made and freshly home made red curry paste. The truth is freshly homemade are the best, but as a alternative we can use ready made red curry paste, during our lazy times and for a quick starter or appetizer.


Thai fish cakes


Fish cakes are traditionally made in Thailand and is still popular among thai people and other countries in the world. Although there are many recipes for fish cakes but can try this authentic thai fish cakes as it is easy to prepare and has exotic flavours. Fish cakes are served as a snack or starter with a dip called ar-jard(cucumber relish) or sweet chilli sauce. For the fish lovers, can try this mouth watering snack or appetizer.


Thai red curry paste with dry chillies


This authentic Thai red curry paste is famous for its Thai red curry. This Thai red curry paste can be used in curry or in starters. Can add any vegetables, fish, chicken and beef to make red curry with this red curry paste. Can make starters like fish cakes or crab cakes. A famous curry is made with this red paste duck curry in Thailand. Traditionally a heavy based stone pestle and mortar is used and fresh ingredients are used to give that fresh and aromatic flavour to the paste.


Coconut milk rice


Coconut milk rice goes well with any thai curry well or can be served with our Indian dishes too. Can prepare with ordinary rice or basmati rice too. It is easy to prepare and a simple dish.


Thai red curry paste


This authentic Thai red curry paste is famous for its Thai red curry. This Thai red curry paste can be used in curry or in starters. Can add any vegetables, fish, chicken and beef to make red curry with this red curry paste. Can make starters like fish cakes or crab cakes. A famous curry is made with this red paste duck curry in Thailand.


Thai red chicken curry


Thai red chicken curry which is hot and spicy but can be made mild by reducing chillies. Thai red chicken curry can be prepared as the same method as green chicken curry. The difference is I have used with bones in red curry can use boneless pieces. This curry was hot for me, so I have added sugar and coconut milk more and lemon juice at the end. With this red curry paste can prepare tradional red curry with pumpkin, duck, beef and other vegetables.


Fish cakes with green curry paste


Fish cakes are traditionally made in Thailand and is still popular among thai people and other countries in the world. Although there are many recipes for fish cakes but can try this authentic thai fish cakes as it is easy to prepare and has exotic flavours. Fish cakes are served as a snack or starter with a dip called ar-jard(cucumber relish) or sweet chilli sauce. For the fish lovers, iam the one among them, can try this mouth watering snack or appetizer.


Thai green chicken curry


Thai green curry is one of the most popular curries in Thai cuisine. Thai green curry is prepared with Thai green curry paste and can use any vegetables you like, any meat like chicken, beef, fish, prawns. Traditionally Thai green chicken curry is prepared and only Thai egg plant (light green brinjal type) and Thai pea egg plant (pea size and colour) are used in preparing Thai green chicken curry.


Thai green curry paste


This authentic Thai green curry paste is famous for its Thai green curry. This Thai green curry paste can be used in curry or in starters. You can add any vegetable, fish, chicken or beef to make green curry with this green curry paste. You can make starters like fish cakes or crab cakes using this paste.