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Thai vegetarian recipes |  vegetarian Thai Food | Indo Thai dishes | 

थाई व्यंजन - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Thai Vegetarian recipes in Hindi)
થાઇ વ્યંજન - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Thai Vegetarian recipes in Gujarati)

Everyone loves Thai food. Its spices and pastes are similar to Indian cuisines and hence its easy for Indians to love this fantastic cuisine.

Thai cuisine is an interesting confluence of flavours and cooking styles. Thailand has been influenced in its past by Chinese, Malay and Indian cuisines. The Thais have skillfully adopted and adapted various techniques and made them their own. All the recipes in this section have been selected keeping in mind locally available ingredients without compromising on the authenticity of each dish, but to suit Indian palate.

The most frequently used flavouring ingredients are lemon grass, chillies, ginger, soya sauce, Kaffir lime leaves and sugar. These ingredients represent sweet, salty, hot and sour flavours all of which are delicately balanced to maintain perfect harmony in each dish. You can of course adjust the flavours to suit your personal preferences.

Thai Vegetarian Soup Recipes

Just a sip of this soup, and you will instantly by engulfed by the intoxicating hot and sour flavour! 

A zesty mix of chilli, lemon grass, Kafir leaves, ginger, lemon, and more flavours, the Tom Yum Soup has a very unique and vibrant flavour that has made it famous all over the world. Although the original Thai  soup is non vegetarian, this is a very authentic vegetarian version made with veggies like tomatoes, onions and broccoli along with mushrooms.

Tom Yum Soup Recipe, Thai Soup

Tom Yum Soup Recipe, Thai Soup

A classic recipe from Thai cuisine, the Potato and Spring Onion Soup has a very unique mouth-feel and appetizing flavour. The unique mouth-feel comes out of a combination of grated potatoes, chewy mushrooms and a range of crunchy veggies like carrots and spring onions. Herbs, red chillies and other ingredients like lemon juice and soy sauce make this Potato and Spring Onion Soup a mouth-wateringly tasty treat that leaves your taste buds yearning for more!

Potato and Spring Onion Soup, Thai SoupPotato and Spring Onion Soup, Thai Soup

Thai pumpkin soup with coconut milk brims with multiple flavours, ranging from the spiciness of red curry paste to the pungency of onions and garlic. Vegetarian seasoning cubes make the aroma of the soup surge high, while coconut milk gives it the characteristic Thai touch.

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Thai style pumpkin soup recipe | Thai pumpkin veg soup with coconut milk | quick and easy pumpkin soup | spiced pumpkin soup |

Thai Vegetarian Salad Recipes

Som Tam is a famous salad from Southeast Asian cuisine. Made with raw papaya, it has a spicy and tangy flavour that is really invigorating.

Som Tam, Thai Green Papaya Salad

Som Tam, Thai Green Papaya Salad

The tanginess of tamarind, the pungency of garlic and the spiciness of Thai red chilli are felt strongly in this recipe. Not only that, raw papaya has a very crunchy texture, which is accentuated by the garnish of crushed peanuts. With basil, cherry tomatoes, parboiled veggies and other such exciting ingredients, the scrumptious and colourful Som Tam is a sure-shot winner.

There are no rigid rules in serving a Thai meal. Soup and starters  can be served first or can be a part of the main meal along with  the rice noodles and vegetables. 

Thai Vegetarian Starter Recipes

Sumptuous and mouth-watering Spring Rolls make a perfect starter for a Thai feast. Stuffed with crunchy and colourful veggies, perfectly cooked noodles and flavour enhancers like green chillies and coriander, these Spring Rolls offer an ideal balance of flavour and texture. The use of garlic and coriander gives this snack an inimitable Thai character.

Spring RollsSpring Rolls

Serve it as a snack with tea or as a starter at a party, in any case these Sweet Potato and Sesame Croquettes will vanish within seconds of being placed on the table! Whether it is the crispy texture of this snack, the appetizing aroma of roasted sesame, the succulent mouth-feel of mashed potatoes, or the irresistible flavour of roasted coconuts, there is some reason or the other for everybody to love these croquettes!

Sweet Potato and Sesame CroquettesSweet Potato and Sesame Croquettes

Here is an innovative Thai Pani Puri, where the traditional pani puri filling is replaced with mixed vegetables in coconut sauce. It is a twist given to the traditional Indian classic. Indo-Thai Pani Puri will captivate you with its complex flavour, which is both soothing and spicy, and its exciting texture that is crisp outside and creamy inside. 

Thai Pani Puri, Mixed Vegetables in Coconut Sauce Served with Puris

Thai Pani Puri, Mixed Vegetables in Coconut Sauce Served with Puris

Thai Vegetarian Curry Recipes

The Thai Green Curry is the most common recipe which features on the menu. It has chunky veggies in a lip-smacking green curry, constituted of aromatic herbs and spice powders, tangy lemon juice and rinds, and of course, onion, ginger, garlic and the usual repertoire of flavour enhancers. Like in most Tahi recipes, coconut milk does the balancing act making the curry perky yet pleasant to the taste buds.

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Thai green curry recipe | Indian style Thai green curry | veg Thai green curry |

Red Thai Curry is one of the main course dishes of Thai cuisine which is a variation to green Thai curry. The richness of the red thai curry with vegetables is also due to the addition of coconut milk. The only difference between both the curries it is paste or the base that is used, red curry paste or green curry paste

Veg Red Thai Curry, Red Thai Curry with Vegetables

Veg Red Thai Curry, Red Thai Curry with Vegetables

Nothing better than Indian style homemade coconut milk with it's soothing flavour, pleasing aroma and rich mouth-feel which have a knack of warming the soul! This wonderful coconut milk is not only used in Thai cooking, but also used often in South Indian recipes, especially in Kerala.

How To Make Coconut Milk, Healthy Coconut Milk

How To Make Coconut Milk, Healthy Coconut Milk

Thai Vegetarian Rice Recipes

Rice, is the heart of any Thai meal and is accompanied by a wide selection of different dishes , all of which are chosen to complement each other, to achieve a perfect balance of flavours and textures. Steamed rice is a must  on every Thai menu.

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how to cook rice perfectly recipe | cooked rice without pressure cooker | cooked white rice | how to cook rice on stove |

Rice cooked in coconut milk has a rich yet soothing taste, which is an unmistakable characteristic of Thai cooking. In this exciting Green Rice, peppy greens like coriander and mint work together with traditional flavour enhancers like ginger, green chillies and garlic to add more excitement to the meal!

Green RiceGreen Rice

The Thai Pineapple Rice is nothing short of an adventure for your taste buds. As they travel into each mouthful, your taste buds will experience a burst of flavours – the sweet and sour pineapple, spicy curry paste, soothing coconut milk, juicy raisins, and more, and more. While the authentic preparation of this dish does require a little effort in buying a whole pineapple and cutting it appropriately, the presentation and outcome completely justify the time spent.

Thai Pineapple Rice

Thai Pineapple Rice

Thai Vegetarian Noodles

Thai noodles are equally tempting. The Thais  believe that food must please the eye as well as the taste buds and take great care in having a contrast in coloour and texture along with the presentation of dishes. 

Noodles with Peanut Sauce is a classic example of this. It is a mouth-watering sweet and sour peanut sauce dresses a satiating combination of sautéed veggies and noodles, to make a dish that will appeal to all. As in most Oriental dishes, the Noodles with Peanut Sauce also features an assortment of crunchy veggies such as bean sprouts, carrots and cabbage along with succulent paneer, all cooked minimally to retain their exciting textures.

Noodles with Peanut SauceNoodles with Peanut Sauce

In vegetarian pad Thai noodles Indian style recipe, flat rice noodles are cooked and tossed with paneer, spring onion, bean sprouts, peanuts, garlic and other spices. Vegetarian pad Thai noodles tastes wonderful with a Thai Green Curry as accompaniment!

vegetarian pad Thai noodles recipe | Indian style veg pad Thai noodles |vegetarian pad Thai noodles recipe | Indian style veg pad Thai noodles |

All kinds of fun packed into one dish, the Thai Crispy Veg Noodle is one that will instantly recharge your happiness quotient! A scrumptious base of crispy noodles is topped with delectable sautéed veggies and a tongue-tickling sweet, sour and spicy sauce. A garnish of crushed peanuts and spring onions adds to the taste, mouth-feel and aroma of the dish.

Thai Crispy Veg Noodle

Thai Crispy Veg Noodle

Do not let the long list of ingredients discourage you, as much of the preparation is surprisingly quick and easy. Always keep all the ingredients measured and prepared before you start the actual cooking. It is advisable to make 1 to 2 recipes of the curry pastes a day or so in advance and keep them refrigerated in air tight containers.

Thai Dessert Recipes

At the end of a meal, most Thais usually eat only fresh fruit which is artistically carved elevating a simple dish to a delicacy. Desserts are for more formal or special occasions.

You would have had desserts like Gulab Jamun or carrot halwa with Ice-creams. However, Thai Style Bananas is refreshingly different, and quite unlike anything you might have tried before, because the banana fritters that form the base of this dessert are made with a sesame-tinged batter, which imparts a very appetizing aroma to it. The addition of coconut further enhances the texture of these fritters, making them quite exciting to bite into. This is served topped with mouth-watering vanilla ice-cream.

Thai-style BananasThai-style Bananas

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