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Authentic Pad Thai dish

How to make EASY and DELICIOUS : Pad Thai


For Sauce

  • 1 table spoon Pantai Shrimp paste
  • 1 tablespoon Tastenirvana Premium Fish sauce
  • 4 tablespoon vegetable oil (except olive oil and sesame oil)
  • 2 tablespoons Tamarind Paste (or White Vinegar)
    (If you don’t have tamarind, use white vinegar instead.)
  • 2 tablespoon Palm sugar or Brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic (minced)

For Dish

  • 6 medium size prawns (Peeled and devein)
  • 1  tablespoon Pickled white radish (Finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup Chive or Green Onion (cut into 1-2 inch)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tablespoon Dried shrimp
  • 1/4 cup Bean sprouts
  • 125 g Dried Rice Noodle (Soak in warm water for few minutes then drain)
  • 1/3 cup Extra firm Tofu (cut in 1 inch strips, and chop into small pieces)
  • Green Onions or Chives
  • 2 tablespoon Roasted Peanut (chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground dried red chili
  • Lime (if you prefer when you eat)


Cooking time ( baking time ) is 60 minutes, but mixing ingredients is only few min. You just have to let the bread sit to soak for over 1/2 day.

1) Make Pad Thai sauce

  1. Put a block of Tamarind in the bowl and add a bit of water. 
Squeeze it to extract the paste.
  2. Bring a large sauce pan, Heat oil over low heat, add garlic and fry until fragrant
  3. Add shrimp paste and fry until fragrant
  4. Add Tastenirvana Premium fish sauce
  5. Add Palm Sugar
  6. Add tamarind paste
  7. Fry and mix well.

2) Prepare the rice noodle

  1. Bring a container and place the noodle
  2. Pour HOT water on to the noodle and Soak it for A minute or 2
  3. Drain the water.
  4. Check the noodle. It should be somewhat soft but not completely.

3) Cook the dish

  1. Bring a large pan or wok to medium heat
  2. Add the sauce into the pan.
  3. Add Prawns to the pan. (It takes time to cook prawns so add them first)
  4. Cook them until they turn into pink
  5. Add Tofu
  6. And Chives or green onions
  7. Add eggs and scramble them
  8. Add pickled radish
  9. Add the rice noodle
  10. Crushed Peanuts
  11. Add Bean Sprouts
  12. Add Chili peppers at the last and finish
  13. Serve with Bean stouts, lime, peanuts, dried chili and palm sugar on the side.

DONE! This is an authentic Pad Thai!

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