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MhokPla-Dook (Curried catfish wrapped in banana leaf and steamed )

Zone Northeast

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MhokPla-Dook (Curried catfish wrapped in banana leaf and steamed )



“Mhok” means wrapped by banana leaf and steamed in order to keep all nutrients. The ingredients can be widely found so Mhok Catfish is easy to cook.


Nutrition Facts

Grilled catfish is high in protein and low fat. Dill can stop growing up of bacteria and helps lower cholesterol and gastro-esophageal reflux disease. It can also heal the sleepless symptom and its high calcium can help maintain bone and teeth healthy.



600 grams Catfish cut into pieces

5 bird’s eye chilies

2 tablespoons lemongrass, chopped

2 tablespoonsFish sauce

½ cup Hairy basil

½ cupspring onion, chopped

½ cup dill, chopped

2 tablespoons Fermented fish sauce

2 tablespoons Burned sticky rice powder

Zone Northern


    Background Naem or northern Thai fermented sausage, is frequently made from meat such as pork or beef but nowadays the most popular consumption is made from pork. In the Northern part of Thailand, we usually call Moo-Som and Jin SomMoak. It will become more delicious and tasty by grill.   Nutrition facts Being high in protein and rich in many vitamins and minerals is main beneficial of pork, all the essential amino acids is necessary for the growth and maintenance of our bodies.The health benefit of iron mainly provides oxygen to organ systems through red blood cell production.   Ingredients 1 Kg. minced pork 100 grams pork skin 20 grams Thai garlic, peeled 1 tablespoonsalt 1 cupkaonung or steamed rice      


Zone South

Pla Saai Tod Khamin (Deep fried fish with fresh turmeric)

Back ground Threadfin Bream fish, pla saai, is a medium-size fish. The fried fish recipe originated from fishing communities of the south of Thailand. The fish is deep fried in hot oil after marinating for couple of hours in a curry-like paste that is prepared on garlic, lemongrass, black peppercorns and fresh turmeric.   Nutrition facts Fish is enriched with Omega 3 and protein which strengthen muscular. Turmeric is an excellent source of both iron and manganese. It is also a good source of vitamin B6, dietary fiber, and potassium. Having turmeric relieve flatulence and inflammation.   Ingredients 500 fish, pla saai ½ cup fresh turmeric, sliced ½ cup lemongrass, sliced ¼ garlic cloves 2 salt Cooking oil


Zone Northeast

Jaew Hon (Isan Hot Pot with Pork/Beef/Seafood) แจ่วฮ้อน

Background The making of Jaew Hon (Isan Hotpot) is like the suki or hot pot in the central region but the ingredients used are the local raw materials for the distinct flavours.   Nutrition Facts Jaew Hon is full of healthy ingredients such as galangal, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaf are great for the appetite, expel the gas, nutritious for the body and stimulate the flow of vascular.   Ingredients Your choice of meat: pork, chicken, shrimp, squid 1 cup spare rip soup stock 15 grams thinly sliced galangal 30 grams lemongrass, chopped in chunks 10 grams crushed coriander root 3 kaffir lime leaves 1 teaspoon salt 15 grams thinly sliced long coriander 20 grams sliced leeks Basil leaves Fish sauce Sugar Chili sauce ingredients 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper 2 tablespoons fish sauce 2 tablespoons roasted rice 2 tablespoons tamarind juice 1 teaspoon sugar