Thai food is both good and filling and offers many interesting flavors. This dish is very popular in Sweden and you can understand why Thai food is so incredibly good.
Although you can eat Thai food in a restaurant in Sweden and make it at home, you can’t compare how it tastes in Thailand. It is so incredibly delicious and something you must experience at least once in your life if you love Thai food.
Below you can learn more about Thai cuisine and some traditional dishes.
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Tom Yum Gung is a spicy and hot soup consisting of shrimps, peppers, lemon grass, lime, onion, galangal root, stock and fish sauce.
This is a true classic when it comes to Thai food!
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This is another Thai cuisine classic that contains grated green papaya, tomatoes, carrots, peanuts, fish sauce, lime, tamarind, dried shrimp and sugar.
This is a delicious and delicious papaya salad that is loved by both locals and tourists in Thailand!
Tom Kha Gai
One of my personal favorite dishes is tom kha gai, which is a creamy coconut soup.
It is made with coconut milk, chicken, galangal root, lemon grass, onion and lime etc. It is really good and a must try in Thailand.
Geng Keo Wan Gai
Green Chicken Curry, also known as Gang Keo Wan Gai in Thailand, is a really good and delicious Thai dish.
This dish is made from various spices and herbs that are mixed into a curry paste and then cooked with coconut milk, vegetables and chicken. Curry is usually served with steamed rice.
Khao pad is a dish made of rice, eggs, onions and various herbs that are fried together.
Fried rice is usually served with a few slices of cucumber and a slice of lemon. This is a very tasty dish that is easy to put together in your home kitchen.
Another Thai favorite dish is pad krapo moo. A Thai dish made with basil, pork and chili. Pad Krapo is usually served over rice and scrambled eggs.
If you love spicy food, definitely try Pad Crapo.
Khao Soi comes from Northern Thailand and is a special noodle soup. It is made from coconut milk, curry, lime, various vegetables and chili.
What makes this dish so special are the crispy egg noodles that are spread on top before serving. yum!
Pad Thai is probably the most famous Thai food in Sweden and is served in all Thai restaurants. It is a dish made of noodles, onions, eggs, bean sprouts and peanuts.
The traditional Pad Thai recipe also has fish sauce, dried shrimps, tamarind paste and palm sugar.
Pad Thai is a very mild Thai dish that is loved by young and old alike!
Khao Niao Ma Muang
It’s actually not a Thai dish, but a very popular dessert in the country that is a must-try.
Khao Niao Ma Muang is Thailand’s most famous dessert made from sticky sweet rice, fresh mango and coconut milk.
This dish is made with red curry paste, coconut milk and chicken, beef or pork. But you can also make it with shrimp or tofu.
Gaeng Daeng is seasoned with garlic, onion, chili, galangal root, fish sauce and lime leaves for a nice and spicy taste. It is common to serve steamed rice with curry.
More about Thai food
Common ingredients in Thai cuisine include seafood, rice and vegetables. Thai food is usually seasoned with onions, peppers, basil, ginger, galangal, coriander, fish sauce, soy sauce and garlic.
Curry paste, which is a mixture of different spices and herbs, is also used for seasoning in Thai food.
Thai cuisine has influences from many different countries. Noodles probably come from China, many spices from India and chili came from South America with the Portuguese in the 16th century.
The northeastern part of the country is also influenced by Lao cuisine.
What is the national law of Thailand?
Pad Thai is the national dish of Thailand. It is prepared and served in restaurants and food markets across the country.
What do they eat for breakfast in Thailand?
Rice porridge is usually eaten for breakfast in Thailand. Omelettes and rice are also common foods, as is Khao Tom rice soup.
The smaller Thai coconut pancake kanom krok are also popular.
What kind of street food do they have in Thailand?
Street food is very popular in Thailand and you must try it during your trip to Thailand. Most Thai food can be served as street food, but some dishes are more popular and can be found more in food markets.
Below is a short list of the most common street foods in Thailand:
- grilled meat on skewers
- fish bowler
- Kluay Tod
- pad thai
- Head Yang (grilled mushroom)
- Hoy Krang (simpukat)
- Gai toad (fried/grilled chicken)
- pasta soup
- Sai Ooh (Basket)
- Roti (Sweet Thai Pancake)
Do you have more questions about Thai food? Please leave a comment!