Sunday, August 9

Try these traditional Thai culinary recipes

If you are looking for mouthwatering dishes with invigorating aroma, one of the ideal options is to look for recipes from Thailand.  Yes, Thai recipes are wonderful, and you would certainly enjoy every bit of them. Thai food is known for its unique methods of blending, baking, cutting, grilling and frying.

Buddhist influence:

The traditional Thai food does not use meat of large animals. Interestingly, Buddhist influence is predominantly visible in many of the Thai recipes. In the course of time, recipes from other regions like, for example, Japan and Dutch have had their influence on recipes of Thailand. As a result, the recipe of Thailand has given a new experience to the taste buds.

Learn traditional Thai recipes:

You find several hotels in Thailand that serve the traditional Thai recipes. If you are passionate about learning these traditional recipes, you may enroll yourself in any of the culinary training schools in Thailand.

Traditional Thai environment:

Some of the culinary schools teach you the recipes using the traditional Thai cooking accessories. That is a wonderful opportunity to learn the art of cooking in perfect, traditional Thai environment. Features of some of the popular traditional recipes are summarily explained here:

·        Red curry is very popular in Thailand. Preparing red curry recipe can be a test of your patience. In order to prepare the red curry paste you should take about 25 red chilies and cut them into small pieces. Add 4 cloves and Garlic, 2 or 3 stalks of lemon grass, ½ teaspoon shrimp paste, ¼” fresh turmeric, 1/8th spoon dried turmeric and salt to taste. Blend all these ingredients using the traditional stone grinder. If you do not have the stone grinder, you may blend them using the electric grinder. Check Marions Kitchen for more details.

·        If you have a passion for Chicken, then you can try the traditional Thai korma curry recipe. It can be made using 2 pieces each of garlic and Ginger, 2 spoons of Garam Masala, ¼ spoon dried chili flakes, ¼ cup almonds, ¾ cup natural yoghurt, 2 tablespoon tomato paste, 6 cardamom, ¼ cup Olive oil, salt to taste and 1 KG chicken. Heat the oil and mix all the ingredients and fry them well. Now, put the ingredients into the grinder and make a paste. Heat about 5 teaspoon oil in a pan; put the paste into the pan and also the chicken. Add enough water and allow it to cook for about 20 minutes.

·        The Thai green curry recipe is known for its exclusive taste and aroma. The recipe for this curry consists of 15 large green hot chili, 3 shallots, 9 cloves, 2 tablespoon lemon grass, ½” chopped Coriander root, 1 teaspoon of roasted coriander seed and cumin seed. Add salt to taste. Grind Coriander and cumin seed separately. Pound green chili and put all the ingredients into the grinder. Add enough water and grind them into paste. This paste is used in preparing many chicken based recipes.


These curry recipes find a place in most of the traditional Thai culinary preparations. These add that unique taste and aroma into the food. You would certainly enjoy every bit of it.  For more info, visit for more details.