What to eat today? – Enjoy tasty Thai cuisine right at home with 4 simple dishes

Thailand is not only famous for its splendid tourist destinations but also for its unique cuisine. Let’s explore the charisma of tasty Thai cuisine with bTaskee through the recipes of 4 delicious Thai food on “What to eat today?” right away! 

Today’s Thai-themed menu includes:

  • Grilled chicken
  • Papaya Salad
  • Mango Sticky Butterfly Pea Rice
  • Milk tea

Grilled chicken – Tasty Thai Cuisine

Thai Grilled Chicken (Source: Internet)


1Chicken1 chicken
2Lemongrass4 stalks
3Garlic2 bulbs
4Black pepper2 gram
5Coriander seed2 gram
6CorianderBased on your preference
7Palm Sugar2 teaspoons
8Fish sauce4 tablespoons
9Soy sauce10 tablespoons
10Chili powder2 gram
11Tamarind juiceBased on your preference

Cooking steps

Step 1: Prepare the ingredients.

  • Clean the chicken and let it dry for a while
  • Wash the lemongrass, garlic, black pepper, coriander seed, and the coriander with water.

Step 2: Cook the dish

  • Mince lemongrass, garlic, black pepper, and coriander seeds. Put them in a bowl and add fish sauce, soy sauce, and mix well. You can add a little chili powder as well for a spicy taste.
  • Marinate the chicken with the mixture for a few hours. Flip the chicken a few times and rub the spices on it so it can absorb the flavor.
  • Grill the chicken: you can grill it with a coal stove or an oven. 

For the oven: preheat the oven for 10 minutes at 200 degrees Celsius. Grill the chicken for about 45-60 minutes. 

For the coal stove: flip the chicken at a steady pace so the chicken can be cooked evenly and caramelized. 

  • Make the sauce: add the minced lemongrass, garlic, black pepper, coriander into a bowl. After that, add fish sauce, tamarind juice, sugar, and finally, season to your taste.

The fragrant Thai-style grilled chicken, mixed with the sour, spicy, salty, sweet dipping sauce, has stimulated your taste buds already right? This dish is guaranteed a delicious Thai food of the tasty Thai cuisine you can make at home. Let’s go to the kitchen to make it right away!

Papaya Salad – Tasty Thai Cuisine

Thai Papaya Salad (Source: Internet)


1Papaya500 gram
2Green beans20 gram
3Baby tomatoes60 gram
4Tamarind Juice1 tablespoon
5Fish sauce10ml
6LemonHalf a lemon
7Chili, garlicBased on your preference
8Palm Sugar5 gram
9Peanut 30 gram

Cooking steps 

Step 1: Prepare the ingredients.

  • Wash, peel the green papayas and grate them into small strips.
  • Then soak them in diluted saltwater to get rid of the latex.
  • Clean the green beans, wash them, and cut into 4-5cm pieces. 
  • Wash and cut the baby tomatoes into halves.
  • Wash the garlic and chilies well
  • Roast the peanuts until crispy and throw away the skin.

Step 2: Make the salad

  • Add the garlic, chilies into a bowl, and crush them.
  • Add the papayas, green beans, tomatoes, and other ingredients in.
  • Mix them well.
  • Let the salad rest for 10 minutes so it can absorb the flavors. Put some salad on a plate and garnish with some cilantro.

Papaya salad is a simple but delightful dish for a family meal. Such tasty Thai cuisine can be made and enjoyed at home easily, so why not try making it today? This delicious Thai food recipe is healthy and it has a crunchy texture as well!

Mango & Butterfly Pea Flower Sticky Rice – Tasty Thai Cuisine

Mango Sticky Rice (Source: Internet)


1Sticky Rice500 gram
2Coconut milk300ml
3Dried butterfly pea flower5 gram
4Tapioca starch20 gram
5White sugar10 gram
6Grated coconutBased on your preference
7Salt1 teaspoon
8Mango 2 ripe mangoes

Cooking steps

Step 1: Prepare the ingredients. 

  • Soak the butterfly pea flowers into a bowl of water until it produces a beautiful blue or purple color. 
  • Soak the sticky rice for at least 6 hours, then drain the water and soak them again with the butterfly pea flower water for about 10 – 15 minutes.
  • After that, take the sticky rice out and drain the excess water. Add grated coconut, a pinch of salt, some sugar, some coconut milk and mix well.
  • Let the sticky rice rest for 5 minutes.
  • Peel the mangoes and cut into bite-sized slices.

Step 2: Cook the dish

  • Put a pot on a stove and bring it to a boil. Then steam the sticky rice inside for 40 minutes.
  • At the same time, make the coconut milk: mix the tapioca starch with some water. Boil the coconut milk and add the tapioca starch liquid in, add sugar if you prefer it sweet, and mix well. Let it simmer and thicken then turn off the heat.
  • After the sticky rice is cooked, open the lit and stir slightly so the steam can get out and not make the rice mushy. 
  • Decorate the mangoes and rice on a plate, then pour some coconut milk on top (to your liking). You can dig in right now!

This dish is a colorful twist from the typical Thai sticky mango rice. Thai-style sticky mango rice is attractive because of its refreshing taste and eye-catching visual. It’s a must-try when it comes to tasty Thai cuisine!

Milk tea – Tasty Thai Cuisine

Red Thai Milk Tea (Source: Internet)


1Thai tea 50 gram
2Sugar50 gram
3BobaBased on your preference
4Condensed30 ml
5Water400 ml

Cooking steps 

Step 1: Make the milk tea.

  • Boil 400ml of water and add the dried Thai tea in. Soak it for 10 minutes and take it out to avoid getting the bitter taste. 
  • Add 50gr of sugar in, stir well and wait for the tea to cool down.
  • After that, use the sieve to filter out the residue to get the tea and add the condensed milk, stir well and finally, let the milk tea chill in the refrigerator.

Step 2: Make the boba.

  • Boil a pot of water and add the boba in. Use medium heat to boil them. Remember to stir constantly with chopsticks so the boba doesn’t stick together. Boil until the boba floats on the water surface.
  • Next, take them out and put them into cool water to make them chewy and soft at the same time. 
  • After the boba has cooled off, take them out and soak into sugar water to make them sweeter.

Remember NOT to preserve the boba in the fridge for too long because they will become hard and stale.

Step 3: Enjoy the milk tea.

  • Pour the milk tea into a glass, add lots of boba pearls, toppings, fruits to your liking, and some ice. 
  • Enjoy this delightful drink with the above dishes.

Three delicious Thai dishes along with a signature drink are the perfect combination for a Thai food craving day. These amazing Thai dishes seem difficult to make, but with bTaskee’s recipes, they have become pretty simple right? You should occasionally change the menu for the family to make dining time more exciting!

Wondering about what food to make? Check out “What to eat today?” right now! We update a new menu every day for you and your family!

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