Thai challenging Recipes
These challenging Thai recipes are written for you to know how to cook the Thai food that Thais eat in Thailand every day. These recipes have successfully taught millions of westerners, expatriates and Thai students abroad how to cook Thai food so that it tastes like food from home.
While each of these Thai recipes originated from our families, the Bankgok restaurants or foodcarts we love and the Thai cooks we respect, we have put them through rigorous testing prior to publishing. Each recipe has been tested, not just by experienced Thai cooks, but by regular western people learning at home. Creating these recipes, we explored variations in preparation, cook's taste buds, food knowledge backgrounds, and western kitchens. Please let us know how they worked for you.
Enjoy great Thai food the way it's meant to be loved.
Spiced ground pork in crispy wonton wrap
Marinated and grilled pork served on skewers with peanut sauce. A simpler recipe.
Marinaded and grilled pork served on skewers with peanut sauce
Fried fish cake, spiced with Thai curry and kaffir lime leaves.
Nam Jim Kow Mun Gai
It's this spicy sauce that makes the dish!
One Dish Deal or Lunch
Kow Mun Gai
Chicken on rice cooked in chicken broth served with spicy soy bean sauce
Goew Tiew Kak
Rice noodles in beef curry sauce
Crispy mussel pancakes with bean sprouts
Soft rice noodles and Chinese broccoli with pork and gravy
Kanom Jeen Nam Ya
Curry fish sauce over rice noodles with fresh and boiled vegetables
Soop Hang Woa
Clear spicy and sour oxtail soup.
Stir fried rice noodles with chives, bean sprouts and shrimp.
Pad Thai street food recipe
Rad Na Moo
Soft thick rice noodles in a warm gravy with pork and Chinese Broccoli.
Kow Klook Gapi
Rice mixed with shrimp paste spiced with shreded green mango and shallots served with fried egg, sweetened pork.
Chinese chive dumplings with hot chili soy sauce.
Yum Pla Dook Foo
Sour unripe mango, biting lime, salty fish sauce and crisped catfish.
Yum Makua Praw
Spicy northern Thai raw eggplant salad with minced pork.
A variety of tropical vegetables with sesame curry sauce.
Goong Ob Woonsen
Shrimp baked in garlic, pepper, cilantro and clear noodles
Gang Masamun Nuea
Rich and well seasoned beef curry with potatoes and onions
Chicken and Thai eggplant in red curry
Gang Tay Po
Chinese water spinach stewed in curry sauce with pork
Pla Rad Prig
Whole fish pan fried and served with spicy tamarind sauce
Gang Kiew Wan Gai
Green curry made with chicken and pea eggplant.
Beef jerky spiced with peppercorns, cumin and coriander.
Nam Prig Pla Tuu
Mackerel and fresh vegetables with a shrimp paste sauce.
Stewed beef and potato in spicy curry.
Crunchy sweet and sour rice noodles.
Gang Ped Fug Tong
Creamy and mild pumpkin curry.
Lohn Pboo Kem
Creamy coconut sauce with salted crabs served with fresh vegetables.
Steamed, marinated fish in curry paste and coconut milk on vegetables.
Gang Ped Fug Tong Mungsavirat
Vegetarian creamy, mild pumpkin curry
Pud Yod Fug Tong
Crunchy pumpkin shoots stir fried with garlic and salt.
Rice Soup and Porridge
Joke Moo Sub
Rice porridge with ground pork balls, chopped cilantro, green onion and ginger.
Prig Gang Kua
Basic Red Curry Paste or Prig Gang Kua is the most basic curry paste.
Homemade small strand noodles made with wheat and egg.
Prig Gang Kiew Wan
Spicy green curry paste made with fresh Thai green chili peppers.
Prig Gang Mussamun
Homemade fragrant Massaman Curry Paste filled with roasted spices
Prig Gang Namya
Curry paste for fish curry, made with peppers, lemongrass, garlic, shallots, Chinese keys, salt and pickled fish
Prig Gang KuaTai
Bright red and very spicy hot curry paste from southern Thailand.
Prig Gang Mungsavirat
Vegetarian red curry paste