During my budget backpacking Bangkok trip I was extremely mindful to with what to eat. I could not put pressure on my pocket either compromise on the taste and quality. Blessing in Disguise, In Thailand you should never bother about your appetite. I would rather say I gained a few kilos after I was back from my budget backpacking Bangkok trip. The capital city of Thailand, Bangkok is a legacy of food to any food lover. You get tasty and yummy recipes at every nook and corner of the streets. This is popular is Thai Street Food and I found even the most health and hygiene cautious people takes this as their “Cheat Day. “It was really hard for me to shortlist out on what to eat and what not. I am writing this article from my travel memories about my food journey of the top unique Thai Cuisines to taste in Bangkok.
Tom YUM GOONG or the Spicy Shrimp Soup
Oh Boy! Your Thailand visit is incomplete if you haven’t tasted this Tom Yum soup. This is prepared with chilly, galangal, lime leaves, shallots, lime juice, a blend of fragrant lemongrass and fish sauce. I don’t know how to explain the taste of this unique soup, just go there and sip, that’s all. There is an amazing aroma that comes out when this soup is served hot before your meal. My huger doubled the moment that aroma entered my nose. I am bound to rate it as the number one of the top unique Thai cuisines to taste in Bangkok.
TOM KHA KAI or the Chicken in Coconut Soup
I never knew that chicken can be cooked in this way as the Thai prepares. I was double minded to order this on my lunch menu during my budget backpacking Bangkok trip. Finally, it was served to me and the first sip of the creamy gravy, the reach aroma and the soothing taste is unforgettable. If there are seven food wonders in the world available, I am definitely going to put this dish as one of the wonders. It’s a simple dish where the chicken is cooked with sliced galangal, crushed shallots, stalks of lemongrass and coconut milk. You may add chilly according to your taste to make it more or less spicy. The soft tender juicy chicken pcs and the sweet smelling aroma that is something I remember as I close my eyes. Give this dish a try as I rate it among the top unique Thai Cuisines to taste in Bangkok.
Pad Thai or Thai Style Fried Noodles
I am sure Pad Thai is available as a popular dish in any Thai restaurant all over the world. However, I was lucky to have this authentic dish tasted during my budget backpacking Bangkok trip. You may see it as a simple noodle prepared with fish sauce, sugar, chili powder and finely ground peanuts, but it’s not. The noodles are handmade, and that is the uniqueness and the taste. The sauces used are unique too. So, on your Thailand visit, try eating this noodles from any street side restaurant, even you may have tasted it earlier, you will feel the difference in taste. This is definitely one among the top unique Thai cuisines to taste in Bangkok.
There is a few more famous Thai Street food that I tasted during my budget backpacking Bangkok trip. Those are RED CURRY OR GAENG DAENG, KHAO PAD, PAD KRAPOW MOO SAAP, and GAENG KEOW WAN KAI AND KAI MED MA MUANG
Thai Cuisines are always unique in taste and the way they get prepared. It is always better to taste the authentic cuisines when you travel to that place. Keep a note of all that I tried and you can pass on your comments below, I am sure you are going to love them!