Saturday, October 29, 2011

Thai Coconut Soup/ Tom ka Ghai

Tom ka ghai is asimple thai soup made with coconut milk and authentic thai spices. It usually has chicken, pork or seafood. Here is my creation of this as a vegetarian one. The kaffir lime leaves, lemon grass and galangal gives such an amazing flavor for this wonderful soup.

 Get Ready
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup chopped carrots, mushroom, corn, beans
  • 1 stalk of lemon grass, thin stem, crushed and cut into 2"
  • 1 " galangal sliced
  • 3-4 Kaffir lime leaves/ aka narthanaga ilai
  • 1/3 cup chopped spring onions ( green part)
  • 1/3 cup cubed Tofu
  • 3-4 green chilli slit
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Soy sauce
  • cilantro 1 tbsp
  • In a pan add the water,coconut milk, lemon grass, galangal, green chillies, kaffir leaves and let it come to a boil.
  • let it cook for 2-3 mins.
  • Add all the vegetables,tofu, salt to taste and cook till the vegetables are soft ,but crunchy.
  • Add the spring onions, soy sauce.
  • let it cook for 1 minute.
  • garnish with cilantro.

Serve hot and it's one of the most addictive soups you've ever had.


  1. Wow Priya! coconut soup looks very inviting and delicious.Will try it soon.

  2. Very delicious and soothing looking coconut soup.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  3. This soup must be very flavorful n yumm

  4. Flavorful and yummy soup..nice one

  5. Seriously am drooling over that bowl of super tempting soup..

  6. That looks soooo good ~ creamy n devourable!

  7. I love thai cuisine..your version sounds absolute yummm..;)
    Tasty Appetite

  8. very interesting soup, never had before, but sounds flavourful and delicious..

  9. Hello Priya!

    Love the blog. Keep up the good work!



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