Thai Rice

Rice flavoured with shrimps, tamarind paste, peanuts and fish sauce. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Thai Rice
Main Ingredients Basmati rice, Firm Beancurd
Cuisine Thai
Course Rice
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Thai Rice

  • 3 cups Basmati rice cooked
  • 4 tablespoon Firm Beancurd
  • 50 grams Firm beancurd (tofu)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic chopped
  • 1 cup Shrimps shelled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon Tamarind paste
  • 1 teaspoon Fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Crushed roasted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup Bean sprouts


  1. Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non stick pan. Slice tofu and shallow fry.Heat 2 tbsps oil in another non stick pan. Break eggs into a bowl and whisk.
  2. Add garlic to the second pan and saute lightly. Add shrimps, tamarind paste, fish sauce and mix. Add red chilli powder, brown sugar and mix. Add rice and mix. Drain tofu slices and place on a plate. Add eggs to the same pan and scramble and add to the rice.
  3. Mix well and saute for 2 minutes. Add crushed peanuts and most of the bean sprouts. Roughly break some of sautéed tofu and add and mix lightly. Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with remaining tofu and remaining bean sprouts and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1614 kcal
Carbohydrates 197.7 gm
Protein 147.5 gm
Fat 94 gm