Thai Recipes to Relish During Songkran & Phi Ta Khon Festivals

Authentic Thai Recipes to Relish during the Festivals

Thai dishes are always special. With the combination of spices and Thai sauce, the Thai cuisines generate a mouth-watering aroma which would certainly rejuvenate your appetite, even if you have a filled stomach. There is a wide range of different types of Thai cuisines which you can prepare on the eve of a special occasion or a festival. Here are 2 authentic Thai dishes which are prepared on festivals such as “Songkran“,Thai New Year and “Phi Ta Khon”, which is celebrated on Buddha’s recantation.

Thai Recipes to Relish During Songran & Phi Ta Khon Festivals

The Recipes: 

Thai Basil Chicken
This one is a very popular dish which is prepared on the occasion of “Phi Ta Khon”. Here is the recipe. 

Here is the list of ingredients purchased using the food coupons that goes into the preparation of this dish:
• Chicken Breast – 1 piece
• Eggs
• 5 Garlic Cloves
• Thai chilies – 5 to 10 pieces
• Oyster Sauce – 1 teaspoon
• Light Soy Sauce – ½ teaspoon
• Dark sweet soy sauce
• Sugar – ½ teaspoon
• Few Thai holy basil leaves

• At first, heat 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
• Drop the eggs into the oil once it has heated up
• Then the chicken needs to be cut in small pieces
• Peel and rinse the chilies and the garlic and then pound them properly
• Get a few holy basil leaves
• Heat a pan and then add 1 tablespoon of oil to it, and add garlic and chili to the oil
• Put the chicken in the oil and fry it deep
• Add the following ingredients
• Oyster Sauce – 1 teaspoon
• Light Soy Sauce – ½ teaspoon
• Sugar – ½ teaspoon
• Dark Soy Sauce
Keep on frying the chicken with these ingredients for at least 30 seconds and   the authentic Thai Basil Chicken is ready to be served.

Thai Green Curry Recipe
This is considered as one of the best dishes for Thai New Year, which is known by the name of Songkran. The celebration begins on 13th April and continues till 15th. These 2 days are filled with fun and mouth watering cuisines.

These are the ingredients of this authentic recipe which you can get through the

• 1 chicken (full)
• Water – 2 cups
• Curry paste
• Coconut Cream – 3 cups
• Thai Eggplant – 6-10
• Thai Sweet Basil – 10 stems
• Red Spur Chilies – 2 pieces
• Kaffir Lime Leaves
• Salt – ½ teaspoon

• The chicken needs to be sliced into thin pieces at first
• Fry the green curry paste in oil at a medium heat. Add 2 cups of coconut cream to it
• Add the Kaffir lime leaves and the chicken and continue cooking for 3 minutes
• Transfer the entire mixture to a large pot and cook it at a medium heat until its starts boiling
• Add the remaining coconut cream to it along with fish sauce and sugar
• Add the Eggplant when the mixture starts boiling
• Keep on cooking until the Eggplants are prepared completely and then sprinkle some red chilies and sweet basil leaves and then turn the heat off
• Garnish the dish with red chilies and sweet basil leaves before serving it

Both of these dishes are simple and easy to prepare. You don’t require too many ingredients either and these ingredients can be purchased using coupons from You can prepare Thai Basil Chicken and Thai Green Curry recipe on a special occasion to make it even more special and pleasurable for your family and guests.

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