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6 Best Thai Foods in the World

Thai cuisine is one among the hot favourites in the world. There couldn’t be anyone who can detest Thai food for its rich flavour and vibrant colours.

Thai food tops the list among the CNN world’s 50 best foods. Among those top 50 we bring the 6 best Thai foods in the world.

Raw Papapya Salad (Som Tam)

The quintessential salad that is synonymous with Thailand tops is ranks 46 in the CNN world’s 50 best foods. The tangy-spicy mix of papaya along with veggies, lime juice and topped with roasted peanuts is a slice of heaven on your tastebuds. Get the recipe here (along with video).

Thai Papaya Salad Recipe

Tom yum koong

This hearty Thai soup ranks 8 in the CNN world’s 50 best foods. The infusion of flavours from lemongrass, galangal and lime leaves is something you can’t miss.  Get the recipe here.

Tom yum koong - 6 Best Thai Foods in the World

Thai Iced Tea

The most refreshing drink ever, Thai iced tea is an infusion of brewed black tea with condensed milk and spices like star anise, cinnamon etc. The bright orange hues of this tea  is enough to dunk your taste buds into it.

Thai iced tea - best thai foods in the world

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Pad Thai with Prawns

Pad Thai doesn’t need any introduction.  The crushed peanuts and the fish sauce along with other spices and bean sprouts makes this dish an all time favourite. Get the recipe here.

Prawn Pad Thai recipe - 6 Best Thai Foods in the World

Thai Green curry with Chicken

Of all the curries, Thai green curry is the most well-known curry for its exotic taste and the smooth and silky texture. The coconut milk makes it super delicious and the citrusy notes of galangal and lemongrass along with Thai sweet basil makes it a must-have with steamed rice. Get the recipe here.

Thai Massaman Curry

Massaman Curry is known as the king of curries and ranks #1 in CNN World’s 50 best foods. The flavours in this dish are rich and generous with spices, coconut milk and roasted peanuts. Get the recipe here (Wine tip included).

Massaman beef curry - best thai food in the world

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