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KaengNhor Mai (Bamboo Shoot Curry)

Zone Northern

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KaengNhor Mai (Bamboo Shoot Curry)


GaengNhor Mai or GaengNhor is cooked by using fresh bamboo shoots and any kind of meat such as spare ribs, snakehead fish or catfish.


Nutrition Facts

Bamboo shoot is high in fiber, it controls the colon thus when bamboo shoot is consumed, the nutrients will be absorbed into the blood vessels.



  • 200 grams grilled fish (only use the meat)
  • 400 grams fresh bamboo shoots
  • 50 grams Cha-om or Acacia Pennata
  • 50grams straw mushrooms cut in half
  • 20gramsWildbetalLeafbush
  • 5cups soup stock

Curry paste ingredients

  • 3 dried chilies
  • 30 gramsshallot
  • 10 grams of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon shrimp paste
  • 1 tablespoon fermented fish



Zone South


Background In southern part, people love coconut milk spicy soup but this recipe is sweet by its ingredients such as coconut milk and bamboo shoots, frequently found in rainy season. Adding shrimp really brings out classic taste.  Sometimes add sa-taw or bitter-bean for an interesting mixture.   Nutrition facts Bamboo shoot is baby bamboo that springs up only in rainy season. It highly contains calcium with sweet flavor. The variety of nutrition such as calcium, phosphorus and fiber encourages the digestive system. Natural sweet comes from coconut milk and bitter bean has high amount of protein as 100 G contains protein 8 G. Furthermore, having shrimps as a mixture makes this dish full of 5 groups of nutrients and full of flavor. This dish also has high protein that is really good combination with meat and vegetables protein.   Ingredients 200 grams shrimp, peeled 200 grams young bamboo shoots, sliced 80 grams bitter beans 2 cups of coconut milk 10 grams Thai garlic, crushed A pinch of salt and sugar    


Zone South


Zone Northeast

SuaRongHai (Isan Steak)

  Background SuaRongHai is considered as the steak of the Northeast Thailand or Isan. SuaRongHai is grilled the same way as the steak by using the brisket marinated with spice and eaten with chili sauce.   Nutrition Facts Meat contains a large amount of protein, beneficial to the body and repair the worn out tissues.   Ingredients  400 gram meat 3 tablespoons soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon fish sauce For the sauce 1/3 cup fish sauce 1/3 cup water 1/3 cup lime juice 15 grams thinly sliced shallots 1 teaspoon thinly sliced coriander roots 1 tablespoon roasted rice 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper