A.Mallika Nawamin, Klong Kum Kum District Bangkok

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Kratiam (Garlic) is the key ingredient of Thai food

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Garlic is the key ingredient of Thai food.  Thai stir-fried dishes all start with garlics.  Soup is based on garlics.  Deep fried dishes are marinated with garlics.  Curry and chili paste, of course, have lots of garlics in it.
 
We also eat them raw mostly with Kao Man Gai (Chicken Rice) and Kao Ka Moo (Stewed Pork Rice).   Continue reading

Kluay Buad Chee or Bananas in Sweet Coconut Milk

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A smooth and creamy Thai dessert. It is one of healthy Thai desserts with nutritional of banana also a low fat dessert. The simplicity of this dessert by a combination of the light coconut milk and the soft substance of the bananas are creating all wonderfully sweet taste sensation.

One would be hard-pressed to find anything among all the traditional, old-fashioned Thai desserts more “friendly” than Kluay Buat Chi (RTGS: kluai buat chi กล้วยบวชชี). It’s starchy; it’s sweet; it’s creamy; it contains no unfamiliar ingredients; it’s great hot off the stove or lukewarm or cold right out of the fridge; it’s liked by people of all ages and socio-economic strata; it’s the ultimate comfort food.

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Thai Chicken Soup with Coconut Milk, ‘Tom Kha Gai’

Thai Chicken Soup with Coconut Milk, 'Tom Kha Gai'

Tom kha kai or Tom kha gai, literally (“chicken galangal soup”) is a spicy hot soup in Lao cuisine and Thai cuisine. This soup is made with coconut milk, galangal, lemon grass, kaffir lime leaves, and chicken, and often contains straw, shiitake, or other mushrooms, as well as coriander leaves. The fried chilies add a smoky flavor as well as texture, color and heat, but not so much that it overwhelms the soup. The key is to get a taste balance between the spices. Thai-style tom kha gai does not use dill weed, whereas Lao-style tom kha gai usually contains “phak si” (dill weed), which is a common herb used in Lao cuisine. The Thais’ answer to dill weed (known in Thailand as “phak chi Lao”, since it’s known locally as a Lao herb) in Tom kha is coriander or cilantro (“phak chi” in Thai). Continue reading

Health benefits of Coriander seeds (Look-pak-chee)

Look pakchee, or Coriander Seed

The seeds have a lemony citrus flavor when crushed. It is described as warm, nutty, spicy, and orange-flavored. The more mature the seed is the more flavor it has. It is recommended to dry roast and to pound immediately before cooking. Coriander seed is used in curry pastes such as panaeng curry, green curry, masssaman.

Nutrition facts

Have you ever caught up with gripping stomach pain? Drinking a few sips of extraction obtained from coriander seeds, dill, caraway, fennel, and aniseed from your granny’s kitchen spice box is perhaps the most effective carminative remedy for this ailment! Continue reading