Ingredients category: spices

Schwarzer Pfeffer in Thailand

Black pepper

Black pepper is one of the basic ingredients used to season many Thai dishes. One should always use whole peppercorns, crushing the seeds just...

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The green cardamom is a common ingredient in Thailand, and is used in Christmas cookies recipes in Europe.

Thai: Luk Kra Wan - ลูกกระวาน

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Kokosnusssahne in Thailand

Coconut cream

Coconut cream is made out of coconut milk mixed with pureed coconut pulp. After a while the cream can be skimmed off the surface of the coconut...

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Kokosnussmilch in Thailand

Coconut milk

Coconut milk is made by pressing the in water soaked, pureed pulp through a fine cloth or sieve. Coconut milk is commonly available everywhere...

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Korianderwurzel in Thailand

Coriander root

Coriander root is, like coriander leaves, a very common ingredient in many recipes and dishes of Thai cuisine.

Thailändisch: Raak Pak Chi -...

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Koriandersamen in Thailand

Coriander seeds

Coriander seeds are best lightly roasted before use, and then finely ground in a mortar or blender. It forms part of many Asian seasonings, curry...

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Chilipulver Thailand

crushed chillies

The red Thai chili peppers are dried in the sun and then ground to make this chili powder.

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Kreuzkümmel in Thailand


Cumin is used in the manufacture of various curry pastes, which in turn form the basis for many Thai dishes.

Thai: Ji-Ra - ยี่หร่า

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Dill Thailand


Dill is often used in beef soups and stews in north and northeastern Thailand.

Thai: Pak Chi Lao - ผักชีลาว

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Fingeringwer / Krachai Thailand

Fingerroot - Chinese ginger

Krachai is also known as fingerroot or Chinese ginger, and has a milder flavour than galangal or ginger.

Thai: Krachai - กระชาย

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