Saturday, July 3, 2010

Pad Ped Mu

It is a thai recipe called Pad Ped Mu.This dish is made with belly pork one main advantage of this recipe is that the dish is cooked in the pork fat itself, which enhances the flavor.The the fatty meat absorbs the additional flavours and so tastes better. To make this :

Pad Ped Mu
All you need:

* 3 tablespoons red curry paste

* 1 pound belly pork, cut into small dice.

* 1/2 cup green bell peppers, sliced

* 2 cups of long green beans, cut into 1" pieces

* 3 tablespoons fish sauce

* 1 tablespoon garlic, minced

* 1 tablespoon thai chilli in oil1 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground

* 1 tablespoon palm sugar

* 1 tablespoon thai chilli peppers thinly sliced

How to make:

* Start with heating the wok add belly pork.

* Fry and make it brown let the fat crispens and reduces.

* Add small amount of peanut oil.

* Add curry paste, then fish sauce,sugar , chilies , pepper, chilli oil and garlic.

* Fry it about two min, stir to mix flavours well.

* Add the bell peppers then add the long beans and stir fry until heated through.

* Serve with steamed thai jasmine rice.

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Friday, June 25, 2010


Laab is a northern eastern food, it is usually eaten as a part of a set, it is also known as Laap, it can be eaten with water spinach , string beans,sliver of cabbage and Thai basil, it is also served as appetizer along with that Laab is also served as main course, so this time try this very yummy and mouth watering appetizer right in front of you just try and feel the difference.


All you need:

* 1/4 shallot, sliced thinly

* 1 table spoon toasted rice

* 1/2 lbs ground pork

* 1-2 limes

* 1/4 table spoon of ground dried chilli pepper

* 3 table spoon fish sauce

* 3 sprigs spear mint

* 5 sprigs cilantro sliced

* 1 green onion sliced.

How to make:

* Put lime juice of 1/3 lime on ground pork, mix properly and lt it get marinate

* Heat a cast iron pan,then two table spoons of then add marinated pork and stir.

* First the pork will stick to the pan then juice come out and will be loosened, stir well.

* Then put the pork in a bowl having all the ingredients, then add green onion, fish sauce,shallot, cilantro, reat lime juice, toasted rice along with ground chilli pepper.

* Mix properly and taste, just taste the tartness from lime juice and fish sauce.

* Put all the ingredients in a bowl, garnish it with spearmint, after that sprinkle the rest of toasted rice.

* Then its time to serve it with vegetables like green beans, cabbage, thai basil and lettuce.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Three Friend Salad, "Yum Sahm Sahai"

Want to have some unique kind of Salad then your search end here ys a very yummy recipe of Thai Salad is right for you to add some more flavours in your day, this special salad called Three Friend Salad, "Yum Sahm Sahai" is very nutritious for your health, so make your day special with this recipe.

Thai Salad
All you need:

* 1/2 lb chicken, cooked and sliced

* 1/2 lb shrimp, deveined, cooked and sliced

* 1/2 lb chicken, cooked and sliced

* 3 tbsp prik pao

* 1 tbsp fish sauce

* 1/4 cup juice of fresh lime

* 2 tsp tamarind concentrate mixed with 3 tbsp warm water

* 1/4 cup shredded cabbage

* 1 tbsp sugar

* 1/4 cup cashew nuts lightly crushed in a pestle and mortar.

* 1/4 cup shredded carrot

* 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves

* 2-3 green onions, chopped into 1" pieces

* 1/4 cup shredded cabbage

How to make:

* Mix all the stuff fish sauce,tamarind juice,prik pao and sugar together.

* Take a saucepan and put the mixed stuff hat it at medium/low heat let it gt boiled .

* Remove from heat add lime juice keep stirring.

* Put the meat in the bowl, pour sauce and onion and mix properly.

* Top it up with mint leaves.

* On a serving plate put meat mixture over the top.

* Decorate it with shredded carrots.

* Serve.

* Enjoy!

Monday, June 21, 2010

Thai Iced Tea

This time a very refreshing stuff from Thai kitchen yes very special Thai Iced Tea it is very popular in the United States, very delicious and unique tea that will give you pleasure sipping, this ice tea is a combination of Thai tea leaves and spices so try it for a refreshing taste.

Thai Iced Tea
All you need:

* Thai tea leaves

* Dried lemon grass

* Dried pandan leaves

How to make:

* Start with boiling 8 cups of water, in a large pitcher pot place 8-10 heaping tablespoons tea.

* Add boiling water over tea, for 5 min let it steep, strain the tea in another pitcher.

* Using coffee filter or stainless/muslin filter to filter it back into the first pitcher.

* Add sugar to taste, stir and let it be cooled into the fridge, pour chilled tea over ice, and top it up with evaporated milk.

* Milk will float on the ice and sink into the tea slowly.

* Enjoy!

Variant Method:

* Take a medium pot boil 8 cups of water.

* Add 8 to 10 heaping tablespoons of Thai tea mix.

* Reduce the heat and let it get simmer, uncovered it for an hour.

* Add water to refill the pot up to the original level and let it simmer for an additional hour.

* Then add water and again bring it to boil,remove from heat.

* Strain and cool , you will get a stronger tea just serve it as above method.

* Enjoy!

Friday, June 18, 2010

Pumpkin Soup, Thai-American style

Well this time if there is a mood to have some soup, then why don't you go for very delicious Pumpkin Soup, that has got its Thai-American style it really gives you an outstanding taste and you would be a fan of it so just try this very tempting soup.

Pumpkin Soup
All you need:

* 1 can solid pack pumpkin

* 3 vegetable bouillon cubes

* 2 cups water

* 1 can mango nectar

* 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger

* 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter

* 2 clove garlic, finely chopped

* 1/4 or more teaspoon crushed red pepper

* 2 tablespoons finely chopped green onion

* 1/2 cup evaporated milk

* 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro, divided

* 2 tablespoons of rice vinegar

How to make:

* Start with cooking water, bouillon, pumpkin,nectar,crushed red pepper and garlic in a large saucepan.

* Keep stirring it occasionally and let the mixture boil,make the heat low.

* Add peanut butter,green onion ,vinegar along with 1 tablespoon cilantro.

* Cook it stirring occasionally, make the soup boil again, then add evaporated milk.

* Its all ready add cilantro before serving.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Squid Pad Ki Mao

This tempting recipe is very popular dish that is served throughout Thailand , well to get full taste you should serve it with a high level of chile heat just use plenty of fresh Thai chile peppers to add more tempt so get ready to have a wonderful taste of Squid Pad Ki Mao.

Squid Pad Ki Mao
All you need:

* 10 -12 fresh thai chile peppers

* 1 whole head of garlic cloves, chopped

* 2 cups of fresh squid, use tubes cut into bite-size rings

* 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil

* 3 teaspoons of sugar

* 4 tablespoons of fish sauce

* 1/4 cup fresh Thai basil leaves

* 8-10 kaffir lime leaves.

How to make:

* Pound the Thai chile along with garlic in a mortar to form paste, keep it aside in a small bowl.

* Take a wok or a skillet heat the oil on medium heat.

* Add chile paste mixture, then fry and stir and let the garlic get brown.

* After that stir in the squid and cook until it done.

* Then season it with fish and sauce.

* Its the time to let the chilli heat the flavour, that is followed by salty flavor of fish sauce.

* Then add lime leaves and basil, and stir fry until few minutes.

* Then remove from heat, put into the dish and serve with fresh steamed Jasmine Rice

Monday, June 14, 2010

Hoisin Barbeque Ribsteak

A delicious stuff directly from Thai kitchen, to give you a taste like you having some tasty recipe in restaurant so just feel like you are sitting in a restaurant and enjoy this recipe at home, as it is very easy to make and very good to eat.

Hoisin Barbeque Ribsteak
All you need:

Begin with good quality ribsteaks or t-bone .

To make spice rub:

* 1 tablespoon salt

* 2 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper

* 1 tablespoon ground chile powder

* 2 tablespoons five-spice powder

* 1 tablespoon ground cumin

To make mop and sauce:

* 3/4 cup hoisin sauce

* 2 tablespoons white vinegar

* 3/4 cup of lager beer

* 1/3 cup Thai ketchup

* 1 tablespoons sesame oil

How to make:

* Completely mix all the rub ingredients, and sprinkle all over the steak.

* Leave it on room temperature for 30 -60 min.

* In a small cup mix beer and 1/4 cup hoisin keep it aside, it is mop.

* Take another saucepan mix remaining hoisin with chile sauce, sesame oil and white vinegar,make it simmer, remove from heat,it is sauce.

* Now its time to boil the ribsteak, in every 2 or three min mop it with the beer/hoisin mixture.

* The moment steak is done just put sauce over it.

* Enjoy!