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Om Pla-Dook (Northeastern curry soup with catfish)

Zone Northeast

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Om Pla-Dook (Northeastern curry soup with catfish)




Because of the identical flavor and smell of dill, Om becomes an outstanding soup of Northeastern Thailand. Additionally it can be cooked with all kinds of meat.


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.



300 grams catfish cut into pieces

50 grams chopped dills

20 grams chopped spring onions

40 grams Thai eggplants cut into pieces

2 tablespoons Pea eggplant

15 grams Hairy basil

10 grams bird’s eye chili

10 grams lemongrass, sliced

20 grams whole shallot

2 tablespoons Burned sticky rice powder

2 tablespoons Fish sauce

½ cup Fermented fish sauce

2 cups Water

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