Vegetarian Thai Drink
Mushroom Coconut soup recipe
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Your favorite vegetarian Thai meals explained



  • 1 cup rice straw mushrooms
  • 1 cup angel mushrooms
  • 2 cups cabbage
  • 1 tomato
  • 3 lemon grass stems cut into 1 cm parts
  • 1/2 cup of galangal slices
  • 4 kaffir lime leaves
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tbsp. salt
  • 3 tbsp. lime juice
  • 2 tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 1 bush chopped coriander
  • 9 bird chilies
  • 6 cups of coconut milk


  • Clean and wash the mushrooms and cut in half.
  • Wash cabbage and tomato and cut into bite sized chunks.
  • Place the coconut milk in a pot over medium heat and bring to a boil, while stirring constantly.
  • Add the galangal, lemon grass, torn kaffir leaves and boil for a minute.
  • Add cabbage, mushrooms and tomato, and use salt, sugar and the chilli to season to taste.
  • Before serving hot, sprinkle with coriander.
  • Add the crisp fried chillies or crushed fresh chilies and sprinkle with chopped spring onion.
  • Serve the Tom Kha Het hot.


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