Both types are available in supermarkets and Asian stores. Mangosteens are really sweet and sticky, and they have cute little green hats on top. It is shredded, toasted, and eaten with savory foods, cooked into desserts, or shredded and pressed with water to make coconut milk. Storage: Store bagged in the refrigerator. ?.mp3 Water Spinach is a vegetable found all over SouthEast Asia. They all have a slightly bitter taste, and flavor quite unlike Western or Japanese eggplants. They are also used as a flavouring for nam phrik. No need to register, buy now! https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/?????? It grows in marshy areas, near rivers and canals, and is related to the morning glory that riots over walls and fences in many European gardens. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/???????? This video is developed by Vegetables.co.nz show casing the New Zealand vegetable industry. As they age, the juice becomes bitter, and that bitterness can overpower the flavor of your food. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/???? It’s a bitter, thorny green vegetable. Download in under 30 seconds. Taro: Thai name is PuakThis root grows wild on the banks of streams in Thailand and is particularly popular in the north of the country.The swollen tuber is full of starch and is eaten in the same manner as potatoes. They have little flavour, but when raw have an interesting texture. (If you don’t like the bitter taste, parboil with salt and rinse 2-3 times before cooking.) Italian chilis are slightly sweeter and more slender than regular chilis. The flesh of mature, ripe coconut is used in a variety of ways. The Thais belive that it is very good for the kidneys and blood. Does anyone know where to find such posters? Thailand has a broad variety of vegetables that are either well-known abroad or mostly specific to southeast Asia. The beans are usually eaten as a vegetable, and they taste good in a sweet-and-sour stir-fry. This is the type of mango which is eaten with the famous Thai dessert, Mango with Sticky Rice. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/?? Long Eggplant: Thai name is Makhua YaewThis elongated variety is similar in appearance and flavour to Japanese long baby aubergines. ?.mp3 It’s name in Cantonese is “Yao Choy”. Be careful not to prick yourself with the thorn when preparing this vegetable. The soaking water can be strained and used in a soup or stock as it takes on the flavour of the shiitake. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/????? ?.mp3 Pineapples grow very easily here, and are exported all over the world. Then there is a rich gluâ¦ Storage: Store bagged in the refrigerator. Cha-om should last about a week or longer if kept dry. Storage: Store in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. Both the green leaves and white bulbs are used raw or cooked for their mild but still pronounced onion flavor. The ‘key lime’ is native to South East Asia, and was brought over to to Central America & the Caribbean by the Spanish, via the Middle East. 10. The cooking techniques involve quick preparations in order to keep the vegetable crunchy, not soggy. Thai mixed vegetables are popular dishes in many Thai restaurants. Feb 22, 2015 - Explore Joshua's board "VEGETABLES AND FRUIT LIST NAMES", followed by 138 people on Pinterest. ?.mp3 Storage: Store these eggplants in a plastic bag on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator. Thai Vegetable Vocaulary Posted by sasha on Oct 8, 2015 in Beginner We recently posted some Thai fruit vocabulary , so we might as well cover vegetables (à¸à¸±à¸ â pàk) next. ?.mp3 It’s not the same… This one has yellow flowers, long stalks and skinny leaves. The gourds are eaten young, while they are still sweet. The seeds turn brown and then black as the fruit ripens, and the flesh turns light pink/orange before turning dark orange when ripe. ?.mp3 The stems get tougher as they age. It’s scientific name is ‘Melientha Suavis Pierre’. one of the most favorite and famous asian thai street fast food in hot pan, pad thai, is a stir fried rice noodle dish commonly served as a street food and at casual local eateries in thailand. Both have a very mild taste, similar to cucumber, which can be used in its place in most cooked dishes. They discolour rapidly once cut, so drop’ them into salted water if you are preparing them in advance. Storage: Store in the fridge until ready to eat. Cucumbers should be stored in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. Storage: Store your veggie in a bag in the fridge. This vegetable is easy to confuse with Chinese Broccoli. Chinese Chives: Thai name is Kui chaiThese pungent herbs look more like long, flat spring onions than their Western equivalent. Fresh straw mushrooms are highly perishable and so are not often available in the West. The limes in Thailand are smaller, juicier and have thinner skin. They’re also really sweet and don’t taste watery like the larger ones in the West. Storage: Bean sprouts go bad really fast. Thai Vegetables. The most common dishes are ‘Fried Rice with Pineapple’ and ‘Red Curry with Pineapple’. When you slice them open you can see the mushroom-shape inside. Corn is a popular vegetable in Thailand. Before use, bell peppers must have their indigestible seeds removed. So instead, I’ll just use the Thai name. Fresh baby corn cobs are best eaten soon after purchase but can be stored for up to 1 week in the salad drawer of the refrigerator. Always use fresh limes! The leaves (not the stems) are used, primarily made into an omelette. Pomelo (Som-O) Good for: Food; Similar in size and taste to grapefruit, the meat of the pomelo is succulent and has a delicious sour-sweet flavor. If you get full plants, they’ll have flowers, and the flowers will be white. Prices and download plans . Vegetables Herbs and Spices (Fresh) Herbs and Spices (Dry) Roots and Rhizomes Meat and Poultry Fish and Seafood Mushrooms and Fungi Flowers and Tree Leaves Fruits and Nuts Staple Foods Chili Pastes and Curries Sauces and Condiments Insects Browse all. It’s thrown into Pad Thai as well as eaten with Rice Soup. One of the joys of living in Thailand or traveling to Thailand is visiting a local wet market and marveling at the many bright, fresh and colorful vegetables on display. Affordable and search from millions of royalty free images, photos and vectors. Storage: Store your Cantonese veggie in a bag in the fridge. The most common variety is the large, purple globe eggplant, but many markets also carry the slender, purple Asian eggplant, which is more tender and has fewer, smaller seeds. Storage: Fresh mushrooms will go bad quick, so use within a day or two. Authentic Thai dishes use a variety of vegetables in soups, noodle dishes, and dumplings, making use of their delicious versatility. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/????????? Wing Beans are a squarish shaped bean. They are high in protein too. Storage: Store unripe papaya covered in the refrigerator. Dried shiitake mushrooms must be reconstituted in water before beingused. ?.mp3 https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/??????? Storage: Store in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. Unripe green and ripened red or yellow varieties are the most common. ?.mp3 https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/??? https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/?????? Tomatoes are used in some salads, such as ‘Som Tum’, and mostly eaten raw. They will last a pretty long time. It’s usually used in soups, but you can also stir fry it or eat it any way you like. When they start getting soft and wrinkled, they’re too old. Spring onions can be used as a substitute but they will not have the distinctive garlic taste of Chinese chives. Long Green Eggplants have a very mild flavor, and are excellent stir fried with garlic, bean sauce and Thai basil. Storage: Store in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. It can be up to 40cm/l6in long, although the Thai variety is often considerably smaller. I see people pick it all the time off sides of walls and such, bring it home and eat it! If frozen, double the amount called for in the recipe, as freezing the fruit makes it lose flavor. Cut in short lenghts, they are used in stir-fries, curries and sometimes soups, They have less flavour than other types of green beans but are easier to prepare. in South Africa and elsewhere. Baby corn is really good fresh. The stalks, leaves and yellow flowers of this plant are all edible and have a delicate flavour. This vegetable has deep ridges and dark green skin. Storage: Store water spinach in a bag in the refrigerator. - thai food stock pictures, royalty-free photos & images Storage: White soybeans are usually sold in a bottle. Stored in its dried form, it will keep indefinitely. Ma-groot is usually called ‘Kaffir Lime’, but recently I read that ‘Kaffir’ is actually an ethnic slur(!) However, here we have mentioned only those that can be traditionally classified into the âfruitsâ category. Baby Corn: Thai name is Khao Phod OnBaby corn refers to whole, entirely edible cobs of immature corn, no more than 2-3 inches (5-7.5 cm) long. Maybe on the internet? I believe it’s made from Daikon radish, but I’m not totally sure. When cooked, all eggplants have a mild flavor and tender, creamy flesh. I prefer the ‘medium’ size ones. This pulp is the edible part, and its consistence and flavour are indescribable. Even though Papaya is actually a fruit, when eaten unripe it’s not sweet at all, and is crunchy like a vegetable. Make sure it’s not too wet or it’ll rot. Bananas are available all year round, and are eaten fresh, grilled, dried and made into candy. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/????? Chinese Broccoli is a very tasty green which is often found in fried noodles. These aubergines are usually served grilled (broiled) or in green curries. Download Thai vegetables stock photos at the best stock photography agency with millions of premium high quality, royalty-free stock photos, images and pictures at reasonable prices. Spring onions are used in Thai cooking for stir-fries and in soups. Real Thai Recipes © 2020 .:. Thai mangoes are sticky sweet, really juicy and fragrant when ripe. The skin should be a dark forest green, the flesh a light greenish white and the seeds white. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/???? Look for plump, glossy, heavy eggplants with taut skin and no bruises or scratches. ?.mp3 https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/???????? If dried, pre-soak to soften, and use three times what the recipe calls for. Otherwise, canned will last for a long time. When cooked, the stem tips stay firm, but the leaves rapidly become limp.Swamp Cabbage is highly perishable and must be used promptly. The flavor is more bitter too. Storage: Store long beans in a bag in the refrigerator. ?.mp3, https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/???? We sell them all! ?.mp3 Medicinal use: Mild laxative, antipyretic gargle the fruit juice to relieve an aphthous ulcer. Available all year round, there are many varieties available, coming in anything from pale yellow to orange or red. They look similar to betel leaf, but are not bitter. In Thailand you can get a 1/2 of a Pineapple cut up for you into bite size pieces in a bag for $.25 USD — Thai version of ‘fast food’! ?.mp3. They have a mild flavor, and are used in thai salads (yum) and eaten with chili pastes (naam prik). If you are making Mieng, you can substitute for any mild flavor leaf. The stems are usually discarded and the caps sliced or chopped for adding to soups or stews. Thai pumpkin has a dark green knobby skin, orange flesh and white seeds. Make sure to remove the hair before eating. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/???????? They are available fresh and canned. Taro is a purple root vegetable which is grown in the tropics. You’re left with odd shaped pieces which, for some reason, are better. There are also sections for vegetarians and those who have food allergies. Chinese Radish: Thai name is Hua Chai Tau or Hua Phak KatThais value this vegetable, believing that it aids digestion, cools the body and improves blood circulation. This vegetable doesn’t seem to have a common English name. The flavour is similar to that of spinach. ?.mp3 They are usually eaten in soups and sometimes stir fried. The young leaves can also be eaten. This vegetable doesn’t appear to have a common English name, so I’ll just refer to it by it’s Thai name: cha-om. If you can’t find this vegetable, substitute with a mild tasting green. This vegetable can be found in the West, primarily in the freezer of South East Asian groceries. Do not copy content, recipes or images without permission!!! I’ve seen them eaten all over Asia, from South to East. Since the limes are different, instead of calling for ‘1 lime’ in my recipes, instead I call for the juice by the teaspoon, so there is no confusion. They won’t last long and will turn black fairly quickly, so use up soon. Authentic Thai Recipes direct from Thailand. Read on to discover 11 types of Asian vegetables and produce, plus recipes to try tonight! Straw Mushroom: Thai name is Hed FangThese delicate, sweet flavoured mushrooms have acquired their English name because of the method of cultivation on beds of straw. It may be next to impossible to find fresh ma-groot outside of Thailand. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/?????? Thai Eggplants come in all shapes, sizes and colors, ranging from tiny green pea eggplants), to medium sized green and white striped eggplants â Purple, yellow, white, you name it. Wear gloves when peeling taros. ?.mp3, https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/???????????? https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/???? When not that ripe, they can be eaten! ?.mp3 I have sometimes seen them in shops. They have neither the exquisite flavour nor the texture of the fresh mushrooms, but can be an acceptable substitute. Nov 27, 2015 - Thailand has many delicious types of fruit and it's available everywhere.. See more ideas about Fruit, Types of fruit, Exotic fruit. Download Thai vegetables stock photos. Shiitake Mushroom: Thai name is Het HomFresh shiitake mushrooms are available, but Thai cooks prefer to use them dried as they have a stronger flavour and more texture. These vegetable plates can be prepared as a main entrée, as well as the side dish. Canned pumkin pur?e is widely available and can easily be made from fresh pumpkin. Stock Photographs by subinpumsom 5 / 97 Thai mixed components for Thai food, Southern style of rice salad Stock Photos by phkannapon 2 / 30 Floating Market in Thailand Picture by foto76 17 / 168 Indian food Stock Photo by Hubenov 37 / 2,626 Spicy vegetables Pictures by kgtoh 2 / 69 Lemon grass plant, North East of Thailand. ?.mp3 However, they are the same which are grown in Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, and the Florida Keys. Look for small and firm specimens that are still green when buying. Storage: Store these eggplants in a plastic bag on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator. Thais also eat savory food with Pineapple. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/???????? If you can’t find Thai pumpkin at your Asian grocer, I believe Japanese pumpkin can be substituted. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/???? ?.mp3, https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/?? Limes are much better fresh. It has no flavor but is used for its texture. The longer you store, the more it will ripen, so use it sooner than later. Spring Onions: Thai name is Ton-HomSoring onions are a variety of onion harvested immature before the bulb has formed. ?.mp3, https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/????????? This is indeed true. This lesson will give examples of Thai words for different vegetables. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/????? ?.mp3 Black Mushrooms are available fresh or dried at most Chinese markets. This Thai language lesson will introduce Thai words for vegetables, such as 'Spinach' (à¸à¸±à¸à¹à¸à¸¡), 'Shallot' (à¸«à¸à¸¡à¹à¸à¸), and Ginger' (à¸à¸´à¸). A rich custard highly flavoured with almonds gives the best general idea of it, but there are occasional wafts of flavour that call to mind cream-cheese, onion-sauce, sherry-wine, and other incongruous dishes. Pumpkins: Thai name is Fug TongPumpkins are large, round winter squashes with orange skins and flesh. I’d be scared to find out what happened if you used that. When you cut them they resemble an “X”. Loofah is used in stir-fries and soups, and is often boiled and eaten with nam phrik. ?.mp3 They become unpleasantly bitter as they mature. I’ve heard it called by so many English names: water spinach, swamp cabbage, water convolvulus, water morning-glory, morning glory… In any case, learning it’s Thai name is easier: Pak Boong. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/????? ?.mp3 The water used to soak the mushrooms can also be used as a soup base. Straw mushrooms are used extensively in soups, salads and curries, and taste particularly good with prawns (shrimp) and crab meat. When raw, the flavour of mooli is cool, sharp and peppery, and the texture is crisp. They are also popular for garnishes, either sliced or cut into tassels, then curled in iced water. I recommend lettuce or Chinese Broccoli. ?.mp3, https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/?????????? Download all free or royalty-free photos and vectors. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/???? It has slender, hollow green stems and thin ovate green leaves which are pointed at the ends. Chaplu Leaves are used as a wrapper in the dish Mieng Kham. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/?????? In some parts of Asia, the stems are pickled, but in Thailand, only the leaves and tender shoots are eaten. Green, unripe papaya is shredded to make the famous spicy Thai salad called Som Tum. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/?????? Canned straw mushrooms are widely available from Asian stores and many supermarkets. Pale yellow, orange, and purple-black types are also available. They are commonly eaten with coconut milk, roasted chili paste, peanuts and toasted coconut in wing bean salad. Storage: Store Thai Pumpkin sealed in the bottom of the refrigerator. They vary in color from the familiar purple to red and from yellow to white. Keep that bottle sealed in the refrigerator. They will last about a week or so if fresh. This list is definitely not comprehensive, but this is a great go-to reference for some of the more popular Chinese leafy greens out there. The flavor is more like a squash than pumpkin. Sign in Sign up for FREE Prices and download plans It’ll last about a week if kept dry. Ma-groot are a type of citrus, related to lime, but with a completely different smell and taste. ?.mp3 ?.mp3, https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/???????? Its Thai name, farang, is also the term that foreigners are known by. Grilled Pork Salad (nam tok moo) à¸à¹à¸³à¸à¸à¸«à¸¡à¸¹. ?.mp3 The five cells are silky-white within, and are filled with a mass of firm, cream-coloured pulp, containing about three seeds each. Oyster Mushrooms go bad fast, so eat them quickly after you bring them home. Yard Long Beans: Thai name is Tua Fugk YaewThese are long, deep green ,stringless beans which grow up to 30-60 cm. Thai Eggplants come in all shapes, sizes and colors, ranging from tiny green pea eggplants), to medium sized green and white striped eggplants — Purple, yellow, white, you name it. Storage: If you can find fresh, store it in a bag in the fridge. Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. Thais don’t often eat it this way, but the grated flesh is sometimes used to tenderize seafood. ?.mp3, https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/????? Bean sprouts are commonly eaten in many Asian countries, and Thailand is no exception. They are bitter tasting, and are eaten with Green Curry and naam prik, among other things. They should last about a week or longer. They look like miniature helmets and are the most popular variety of mushroom in Thai cooking. Find the perfect thai vegetable stock photo. As for some recipes, where you actually eat the rind, for example: Mieng Kham, it’s better to try to find thin skinned ‘key’ limes. Pea Aubergines: Thai name is Makreu PuangThese pea-size berries, which grow in small clusters, have a bitter flavour that is a good foil to the rich ness of the spicy curries in which they are most often found. I’ve even seen Thais use it as an incense stand! Storage: Store in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. If you get an unripe papaya which has started ripening (ie, brown seeds), try to use the flesh on the outer part of the fruit, the whiter/greener the better. Storage: Store tomatoes in a plastic bag on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator. They should be firm(ish) and dry. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/?????? If you do locate them, use them as soon as possible after purchase. ?.mp3 Angled Loofah: Thai name is Buap LiamAlso known as silk gourd, silk squash or Chinese okra, this dark green vegetable looks like a long, thin courgette (zucchini) or a very large okra pod, and has angular ridges down its length. There are two main types of Pineapples grown in Thailand, the softer and sweeter ‘Sri Racha’ variety grown in the coastal areas around Bangkok, and the crunchier and more sour ‘Phuket’ variety grown in the South. ?.mp3 Every vegetable in the refrigerator can be used for preparing tons of delicious recipes. Weâve done a little reorganizing to give Chinese vegetables its own page, so you can quickly access and identify your favorites! A larger type, taeng ran, are also eaten. The leaves are peppery, crunchy and chewy. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/?????????? I’m not sure why it’s called Chinese Broccoli in English, for the flavor isn’t at all like Broccoli… It’s called “Gai-lan” in Cantonese. ?.mp3 If they’re slimy, they’re too old. Perhaps its “Edible Rapeseed”? When bought fresh here they have yet to poke out of the ball-stage, so they don’t look much like mushrooms, more like little balls. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/?????? This lesson is also a must for those interested in learning more about Thai â¦ The name in Thai literally means ‘sweet vegetable’, so that’s what I’ll call it here. The cabbage is usually cut into short lengths and used in soups and noodle dishes, but it may also be stir-fried. Dried mushrooms will last forever if you keep them dry in the cupboard. ?.mp3 People also use tamarind paste made from squeezing the fruit with water to flavor soups and curries. This will keep awhile if kept cool. Green papaya is available in most Asian markets. Use it in a few days or it’ll turn yellow. This leaf is hard to find outside of Asia. The beans themselves have a peculiar smell and nutty taste that give a distinctive flavour to regional dishes. They are also sometimes roasted and eaten with nam phrik, and are made into pickles. You can usually buy different stages of growth at the market, from young leaves to fully old plants with flowers. Use the medium-size deep red tomatoes, the ones with the most flavor. Your Thai Vegetables Spices stock images are ready. https://www.thespruceeats.com/thai-vegetable-recipes-3217229 In particular, we have found that our customers especially enjoy purchasing some of the following vegetables from us: asparagus, baby corn, chili (fresh or dried), lemongrass, lime, mushrooms and Thai basil. They all have a slightly bitter taste, and flavor quite unlike Western or Japanese eggplants. It is available in dried form, and looks like dried, black, wrinkled paper. Sweet Chilli: Thai name is Pkrik WaanSweet chilis are sweet-fleshed, bell-shaped members of the chili family, enjoyed raw or cooked. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/?????? If you can’t find Thai cucumbers, regular ones will do, but adjust the recipe. To Pat, the cook from Bermuda, the thai vegetables (listed in a link) are as follows: 1 tablespoon oriental sesame oil 2 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger 1 â¦ This lesson is good for those interested in learning to cook Thai food or those looking to travel to Thailand to attend a cooking school. ... Our List of Vegetables used in Authentic Thai â¦ The dried mushrooms will keep well if stored in a sealed plastic tub or bag in a cool, dry place. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/????? ?.mp3 See more ideas about Fruit list, Vegetables, Fruit. Download Thai vegetable images and photos. They are sold young, before they’ve opened. Bitter Melon: Thai name is Ma RaTropical, annual vine has bitter taste Culinary use: Soup, curry, and salad. Thai cuisine is loved far and wide, as many have come to crave its subtly sweet, tangy, and savory flavors and fresh ingredients. Storage: Store cucumbers sealed in the refrigerator. Fried Chicken with Lemongrass (gai tod dta-krai) is a very easy snack dish which goes great with beer! http://www.ThaiPod101.com/video Learn Thai with ThaiPod101.com! For good health, adults and teenagers should eat at least five serves of vegies each day. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/????? Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. ?.mp3 I actually don’t know the English name, so if anyone does, please let me know and I can change it. If making som tum, you can shred the papaya and leave in a bag in the refrigerator for a day or two before making. To prepare the vegetable, you cut the outer ridges and skin off, and cut the vegetable at an angle, twisting the vegetable 1/4 turn after each cut. What many people find that they love the most about Thai dishes are the vegetables that are incorporated into so many recipes. Twisted Cluster Bean: Thai name is Sa TawThe seeds of a huge tree that grows in southern Thailand, these beans are about the size of broad (fava) beans. Storage: Winter melons will keep for a long time if you store them sealed in the refrigerator. Welcome to our Chinese vegetables and Chinese leafy greens page! Large specimens tend to be fibrous and should be avoided. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/????????? Fermented White Soybeans are mild and creamy and slightly fermented. In Thai cooking, it is commonly used in dessert but is also used in savory dishes. Shiitake Dried Mushroom: Thai name is Het Hom Hang It is also known as Shiitake mushroom. Making a "simple stir-fry" isn't always all that simple if you can't get the stir-fry sauce to taste just right. For stir-fries and soups, Thais prefer baby corn cobs, which have a musty sweet flavour, as well as a crunchy texture. Try to eat them within a day or two. So forgive the mis-categorization! ‘Naam Dok Maai’ (pictured left) is the most common. Cucumber: Thai name is Taeng KwaCucumber, taeng kwa, Cucumis sativus, has short fruits about 8 em long which are crispiest while still green and white, before yellowing. When the vegetable is cooked, the characteristic texture is retained, but the flavour becomes quite sweet. They can be eaten raw, blanched, stir fried, you name it! The melons can get quite big, weighing in at around a kilo a piece. Take a look! ?.mp3 When soaked in water for about 10-20 minutes, it swells and resembles wavy seaweed or jelly. It’s got a mild sweet flavor, somewhat like spinach. It’s a type of climbing ivy, with ivy-shaped leaves and curly bits. Angled Loofah: Thai name is Buap Liam Also known as silk gourd, silk squash or Chinese okra, this dark green vegetable looks like a long, thin courgette (zucchini) or a very large okra pod, and has angular ridges down its length. This vegetable has a slightly sweet taste, and is usually eaten in soups. Over 102,824 Thai vegetable pictures to choose from, with no signup needed. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/??? ?.mp3 Chinese Mustard Green: Thai name is Phak Kwang Tung JeenThe Chinese name for this type of cabbage is choi sum. It’s very common in Southern China, hence the Thai name, “Cantonese Vegetable”. Buy it if you can find it fresh (they have cute little husks too). ?.mp3 The skin is very soft, so be careful not to bruise. There are many different types of mangoes in Thailand. The skin of the fruit is used in curry pastes, and the leaves are used to flavor soups, curries and more. Bottle Gourds (sometimes called Calibash) are named so because when fully ripe, the skin becomes very hard, like wood, and people scoop out the insides and use them as containers. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/?????? It is widely grown in the West and is often available from farmers’ markets, as well as Asian food stores. ?.mp3 ... a quintessential Thai soup, highlights the bright flavor of lemongrass. In Thailand, the tender tips are often eaten raw, on their own or with other raw vegetables, and served with a selection of hot sauces. I am looking for posters with pictures of thai vegetables and the names. Apple Aubergines: Thai name is Makheua These small round aubergines are pale green, yellow or white. Storage: Store bagged in the refrigerator. If you purchase dried, pre-soak in room temperature water for at least an hour before cooking. The bright green pods that house them are flat and wavy. If you cannot find Long Green Eggplant, you may be able to substitute with the skinny purple Japanese eggplant. They are most commonly eaten with dips or in Green Curry. Winter melon is in the same family as cucumber, and has a very mild flavor. ?.mp3 The juice (what little there is) is not used. ?.mp3 ?.mp3 Cucumbers in Thailand are really small, about the length of a finger. Betel leaves don’t last that long, so eat soon. There are several vegetables that are botanically fruits. It’ll keep for a week or two. Head over to Lan Luam Dtai restaurant for some serious southern Thai food.. Grilled Pork Salad (nam tok moo) à¸à¹à¸³à¸à¸à¸«à¸¡à¸¹ 14. Ivy Gourd (coccinia grandis) is a common ‘weed’ in Thailand. We've created a handy pocket guide to getting the most authentic Thai food in Thailand or at your local Thai restaurant, wherever you are. It’ll last a pretty long time if kept dry. They are not the same version I was used to in the US. Long beans are used in curries, stir-fries, and Som Tum (Green Papaya Salad). It is often made into desserts such as bua loi. A close relative, the smooth loofah is paler in colour, larger and more cylindrical, with a slightly thicker base. Also called giant white radish or winter radish, it is a long white root that resembles a slender, smooth-skinned parsnip in appearance. Also called giant white radish or winter radish, it is a long white root that resembles a slender, smooth-skinned parsnip in appearance. ?.mp3 There are many varieties of tamarind which area eaten, ranging in size and tartness. No need to register, buy now! https://food.ndtv.com/lists/10-best-thai-vegetarian-recipes-706062 ?.mp3 If you are looking for a list of all fruits with pictures, then you are at the right place. The variety known as the sugar pumpkin has sweet flesh. In the US they are referred to ‘Key Lime’, since they are grown in the Keys. Use it in a few days or it’ll turn yellow. They’re crunchier than regular green beans. Swamp Cabbage: Thai name is Phak BoongThis popular leafy plant, also known as water convolvulus or water spinach, is actually a herb. This is a very commonly eaten mushroom in Asia. Find the perfect thai vegetables stock photo. Examples are eggplant, capsicum, chilli peppers, tomato, cucumber, pumpkin, buttercup squash, butternut, courgette, okra, scallopini, choko and melon.. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/???????????? You may be able to find frozen or dried. By no means use the jack-o-lantern variety. They are used to make broth and in a few dips. They are eaten raw with the ubiquitous chili sauce, nam phrik, or cooked in curries. It goes bad fast, so use within 2-3 days. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/??????? A type of catfish usually used in Thai cuisine in tom yam or, when shortly blanched, to be eaten with a nam chim (dipping sauce). Spring onions are also known as scallions or spring onions. https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/?????????? https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/????????? Storage: Keep limes in a plastic bag in the fridge or they’ll dry out. 9. Often the chilis are roasted, which loosens their skins for peeling and enhances their natural sweetness. Yuck! People also eat the flowers, and use the leaves for steaming. Storage: Store long beans in a bag in the refrigerator. Refrigerate in a plastic bag for up to 2 days. Fruits Vegetable fruits are fleshy and contain seeds which are sometimes eaten. ?.mp3, https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/??????? ?.mp3 Tamarind is a very sour and slightly sweet fruit which grows on huge trees in Asia. Oyster Mushrooms have a mild flavor and are very soft. Boiling the chicken first makes it juicy and tender. Really. Storage: Pickled Radish is preserved already, so if you store it in the fridge it should last a very long time. Eggplants are also known as aubergine and in Italy as melanzana. Thai name Thai script English name Image Region Description Chim chum: à¸à¸´à¹à¸¡à¸à¸¸à¹à¸¡ A Thai style hot pot served in an earthenware pot where the ingredients (meats, vegetables, mushrooms, noodles) are cooked in a clear herb broth of lemongrass, galangal, and kaffir lime leaves. Bean Sprouts are sprouted Mung beans, a type of bean which is native to Asia. If you can’t find angle loofa, you can probably substitute with cucumber, as they both have a very mild flavor. Pla kraho à¸à¸¥à¸²à¸à¸£à¸°à¹à¸«à¹ Siamese giant carp: Highly valued in traditional Thai cuisine. Make sure it’s not too wet or it’ll rot. ?.mp3, https://www.realthairecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/?????? However, the Thai ones are usually pale green, but can also be purple or white. Pea Eggplants are small, about 1/2″ in size, and grow many to a branch. This eggplant is furry and sourish. Chinese Radish: Thai name is Hua Chai Tau or Hua Phak Kat Thais value this vegetable, believing that it aids digestion, cools the body and improves blood circulation. Here are 25 vegetables in English and Thai. They are eaten raw and cooked and are prized for both their texture and flavour. Eggplants: Thai name is Makheua MoungEggplants are tender, mildly earthy, sweet vegetable-fruits covered with tough, shiny skin, which may be peeled or left unpeeled in grilled or long-cooked dishes. If not, the canned will do! Pickled Radish is preserved with salt, and is usually bought pre-chopped into fine bits. These mushrooms are commonly eaten in Thailand.