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Gai Baan Tom Kamin (Chicken with turmeric soup)

Zone South

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Gai Baan Tom Kamin (Chicken with turmeric soup)


Thai people in provinces keep chickens as a source of food, consuming both their meat and their eggs. The chickens, domestic fowl, can be cooked in different way and they are delicious than farming chickens.


Nutrition facts

Chicken is high in protein and it is the best muscle building food. Turmeric has long been used as a powerful anti-inflammatory in both the Chinese and Indian systems of medicine. Turmeric was traditionally called “Indian saffron” because of its deep yellow-orange color and has been used throughout history as a condiment, healing remedy. Turmeric also helps heal ulcers, intestinal absorption. Ingredients from the curry paste are good for the excretory system, relieve coughing, help passing gas in the intestines.



  • 1 chicken, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2-inch long turmeric
  • 40 grams lemongrass stalks, rough crushed
  • 40 grams shallots
  • 10 grams garlic cloves
  • 5 grams bird’s eye chilies, rough crushed
  • 2 salt

Zone Northeast

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Zone Northeast

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Zone Central


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