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Food : Phat Thai
The Top Ten Thai Dishes Loved by Foreigners
Do you want to try something exotic and spicy? Thai food
is recommended to you. Eating Thai food, you will not
only enjoy its delicious tastes, but you will also get
benefit from the medicinal herbs used as ingredients in
each dish. To acquaint you with herbal Thai dishes, let
Thaiways present to you the recipes for top ten
Thai dishes best loved by foreigners with the medicinal
properties of herbs used in each dish.
of Thai Style)
third among the ten Thai dishes ordered most often
by foreigners, the dish of Phat Thai
or fried noodles of Thai style is a "quick
dish" that is easily prepared and takes just
a short time to cook.
• 300 grams of Thai rice
• 10 fresh prawns, shelled
• 1 piece of yellow tofu,
cut in small rectangles
• 3 eggs
• 60 grams of Chinese chives
• 500 grams of bean sprouts
• 1 tablespoon of chopped shallots
• 1 tablespoon of chopped garlics
• 1/2 cup of crushed roasted peanuts
• 60 grams of chopped preserved
• 1 teaspoon of ground chilli
• 4 tablespoons of sugar
• 3 tablespoons of fish sauce
• 4 tablespoons of tamarind juice
• 1/2 cup of cooking oil
• 1 big lime
1. Fry chopped shallots and garlics with 3 tablespoons
of cooking oil in a wok. Add Thai rice noodles, soften
them with a little water.
2. Season with fish sauce, sugar and tamarind juice, and
quickly stir the noodles to mix them. Then leave it at
one side of the wok.
3. Add 3 tablespoons of cooking oil in the wok. Fry prawns,
preserved radish, and yellow tofu, then blend all these
with the noodles. Leave it again at the side of the wok.
4. Add 2 tablespoons of cooking oil in the wok and fry
an egg. Then combine it with the noodles. Add a half portion
of bean sprouts and Chinese chives.
5. Remove it from the heat and add ground peanuts.
Phat Thai will be tastier when seasoning with lime juice
and ground chilli, and eating with fresh bean sprouts,
banana blossom, Chinese chive, and Bai Bua Bok (or Asiatic
Regarding the medicinal properties of Phat Thai,
different herbs have different functions. Their properties
are described below:
Chilli: It is beneficial to the respiration
system, blood circulation and the heart. Moreover, it
is used as cough medicine, and it helps stimulate your
Garlic: It can help prevent the blood
vessels from being clogged, relieve high blood pressure,
and eliminate phlegm.
Shallot: It helps relieve a cold and
increase the secretion of urine. And it is also used as
Tamarind: It is used as laxative medicine,
and helps relieve a cold and coughing.
Asiantic Pennywort: Known as Bua
Bok in Thai, its leaves are used for curing many
kinds of common ailments such as headache, sore throat,
internal contusion and high blood pressure.
Banana Blossom: It is reported that the
banana blossom can help reduce the amount of glucose in
the blood vessels.
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