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Grilled Catfish

Zone Northeast

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Grilled Catfish




Catfish is very popular in Northeast of Thailand because it is affordable and delicious. Grilled Catfish is popular to eat with sticky rice and papaya salad because the tastes can get along well.


Nutrition Facts

Catfish is full with protein. It is good for digestive system. It helps about maintaining the growth of connective tissue in the body. Fat in catfish is full with essential vitamins and minerals. It helps the body work properly.



2 Catfish without entrails

½ cup lemongrass, chopped

5 grams turmeric

10 grams garlic

2 tablespoons soy sauces

½ teaspoon black pepper

Zone Central

Moo Bai Chamuang (Pork belly curry with sour Chamuang leaves)

Background Moo Bai Chamuang (Chamuang leaves) is made from pork belly, herbs and sour Chamuang leaves which is a popular dish of Chanthaburi province.   Nutrition facts The sour Chamuang leaves contains beta-carotene, vitamin B1, calcium, iron and phosphorus. Beef is enriched with protein. Having the dish reduces a risk of constipation and relives coughing.   Curry paste ingredients 1 tbsp. black pepper 15 grams, thinly sliced galangal 2 shallots 2 tbsp. garlic cloves 2 coriander roots, chopped 15 grams Chee fah chilie, removed seeds 1 tsp. shrimp paste, grilled   Ingredients 500 grams pork belly, cut into dice pieces 80 grams Cha Muang leaves, young leaves 1 tbsp. oil 4 cups water 3 tbsp. fish sauce 3 tbsp. palm sugar      


Zone South


    Background Tuu-bo is to simmer all ingredients together like sweet potato, taro, red bean and tapioca sheets. Boil all together with coconut milk and sugar, same kaeng-buad The classic dish of Phuket dessert comes from 2 words; Tuu is pig and Bo is mother, when 2 words come together, it has meaning as “Pig Mom” It has meaning of food combination for pig’s mother to eat.   Nutrition facts Sweet potatoes and taro highly contain carbohydrates and protein from red bean. When boil together with coconut milk and sugar. It will give high amount of fat. So consumption in fewer amounts is much better.   Ingredients ½ cup sweet potatoes, diced ½ cup taro, diced ½ cup boiled red bean ½ cup tapioca sheets 3 cups coconut milk 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon of salt    


Zone Central

Khao-Nieow-Mamuang (Sweet sticky rice with mango)

  Background Khao-Nieow-Mamuang is one of the best signature and popular Thai desserts. It is super tasty and surprisingly simple to make. The sticky rice is mixed with a sweet coconut cream and sugar mixture and topped with sliced ripe mango. The most important thing is to use a sweet and soft ripe mango, the popular mango will be “Namdokmai” or “Okrong” This is a wonderful recipe and authentic-tasting Thai dessert.   Nutrition facts Mango is called as a king of fruit as contains high nutrition for health. The yellow ripe mango has generous amounts of vitamin C and beta-carotene that easy the digestion,keep your immune system healthy and reduce the absorption of sugar from the sweet sticky rice slowly.  Moreover coconut milk boosts vitamin A and E easily to be absorbed to our body. It also contains high level of fat and energy. For 1 portion served: 100 G of sweet sticky rice and ½ ripe mango contain 350 Kcal.   Ingredients 4 cups sticky rice 2 cups coconut cream (scoop from the top of coconut milk ) ¼ cup sugar 2 teaspoon salt Ripe mango;Namdokmai or Okrong