Pad Thai, the national dish of Thailand

Each of country has the traditional dishes contributing to diversifying of one’s culture, not except for Thai. On arrival Thailand, one of the delicious foods we should necessarily enjoy is Pad Thai, the most well-known.

Pad Thai dish

Pad Thai dish

Pad Thai, also known as a stir-fried rice noodle dish, is the classic Thai harmony of sweet, sour, spice and salt with plenty of sweet veggies, fresh lime juice, chili spices and roasted peanuts. Strikingly, only need to omit shrimp and use soy source in lieu of fish sauce, it becomes a vegetarian one. Tours in Thailand

 The main foundation ingredients to make the delicious and attractive dish of Thai

The main foundation ingredients to make the delicious and attractive dish of Thai

The simple pad thai recipe is that in making Pad Thai, you have four main foundation pad thai noodle ingredients, three condiments, noodles, two protein options, and two vegetables. The food is made with soaked dried rice noodles, which are stir-fried with eggs and chopped firm tofu, and flavored with tamarind pulp, fish sauce, dried shrimp, garlic or shallots, red chili pepper and palm sugar, and served with lime wedges and often chopped roast peanuts. It is likely to contain other vegetables like bean sprouts, garlic chives, coriander leaves, pickled radishes or turnips, and raw banana flowers. In addition, fresh shrimp, crab, chicken or another protein are also used in the dish. Visit Thailand with Indochina tours Thailand

International students queuing up to enjoy Pad Thai in Loy Krathong Festival of Thaiand

International students queuing up to enjoy it in Loy Krathong Festival of Thaiand

The dish is possibly one of the most famous Thai dishes and appears on menus throughout the world. Therefore, you can enjoy the dish anywhere in Thai restaurants.  Strikingly, Pad Thai is listed at number 5 on World’s 50 most delicious foods readers; poll compiles by CNN Go in 2011.

The Indochina Voyages team.

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