Thai cuisine happens to be one of the most tried cuisines all over the globe. It is one of the most overwhelming thing you can try in any part of the world. One of the most important things that you need to know about Thai food is that it is quite spicy, not the simple tickle the tongue kind of spicy but the one that fires your gut and make your ears start smoking. Chilli is one of the most common Thai ingredients and is also one of the most sold items at Thai grocery stores. However, if you are really serious about it, here are a few things that you can definitely give a try to, also you can ask them for a milder version anyday.
1. Tom Yum Goong: A delicious Thai soup it has shrimp has its prime ingredient. If you are not that much into seafood, then you may want to skip it and check out the next dish. It is a clear soup with lemongrass and is mostly seen with hot and sour soup. You can always ask for a milder version.
2. Pad Thai: It can easily be translated into stir-fried noodles. These are mostly served as street food over local eateries. These are also served in restaurants, but you can always have the cheaper versions of this dish. Pad Thai can easily be eaten with chicken or seafood as well as a veggie dish.
3. Noodle Soup: As the name suggests, noodle soups can be availed in several varieties. The prime choices can be availed in several different flavors like veggie, seafood, pork, or chicken. If you are a vegetarian, you can always go with the veggie noodle soup that can be availed with some extra mushrooms.
4. Som Tam: This one is a combination of five tastes that include sweetness, savory, salty, hot, and sour. All are fused together in one dish. If you wish to translate it in English, it will be known as ‘green papaya salad’. It is one of the prime street food staple that is available in all cities across Thailand. It is very fresh and very simple in terms of preparation and has a wonderful taste. There can be several variations of this meal that also include fermented fish sauce as well as salted preserved egg. A wonderful things to start your day with.