€£$
по-русскиen Español (pronto)
enter
1511things to do
in the world
240things to do
in Thailand
114things to do
in Phuket

Try Tom Kha soupin Phuket, Thailand

#101of 114 things to doin Phuket

Oddviser

adventure's step-by-step
recipes & lifehacks
How to ride a board on volcano in Nicaragua?How to walk inside the active volcano in Greece?How to feed flying dogs in the jungles of Thailand?How to cycle along the Great Wall of China?How to swim in the famous Trevi Fountain in Rome?How to ride a kayak along the canals of Venice?How to walk on the roofs of skyscrapers in Dubai?
Join usit's more fun together :)
This dish is one of the most popular dainties of the Thai cuisine – an unusual soup with coconut milk, chicken, seafood and sometimes even mushrooms.
How to try Tom Kha soup in Phuket
To gain a little understanding of the names of Thai soups, here's a little help. The word "tom" literally means "to boil" – this is easy. Next is a word, specifying the composition of the dish - "yam", for example, is a Thai spicy salad, but "kha" means that the soup is cooked with coconut milk. Finally, the third word in the name of a dish may be its main ingredient, for example, "kai" - chicken.

Thus, Tom Kha Kai is a coconut soup with chicken. Thanks to the addition of coconut milk, the taste of the soup turns out very peculiar and unusual. Yet, it will be even more exotic if instead of chicken you order your Tom Kha with seafood.

Perhaps, this coconut soup together with Tom Yam and Som Tam are the "key" to the Thai cuisine, they represent the national flavor in full, and without them it is hardly possible to judge about authentic Thai cooking in general.

How much?

the average cost of a dish is 150 baht.
← Help orphans#99 of 114
 →#103 of 114

Reviews

Guest29 November 2022

More things to do in Phuket

#27Feed the tiger cubs in PhuketFeed the tiger cubsoddviser

Here you can pet the adult tigers, play with the cubs and even give them milk.

1000The Tiger Kingdom zoo
#66Try sapodilla in PhuketTry sapodillaКристина Нестеренко

Because of the short-term storage period you can try out the tasty and healthy sapodilla only in tropical countries — do not miss this chance!

40
#9Watch the plane landing in a glissade in PhuketWatch the plane landing in a glissadeoddviser

The magnificence of planes flying right above your head will forever capture your heart.

FREEMai Khao beach
#5Surf on artificial waves in PhuketSurf on artificial wavesKateryna Plakhotna

If you ever wanted to learn surfing, it’s high time you do it when you come to Phuket! Catch waves at any time and in any weather.

1000Surf House Phuket
#24Set off a Firecracker at a Temple in PhuketSet off a Firecracker at a Templeoddviser

Did you know that setting off firecrackers in the right place at the right time could turn out to be a real karma ritual?

Wat Chalong
#70Try the ruby dessert in PhuketTry the ruby dessertoddviser

This is a wonderful replacement for conventional ice cream — the dessert is served cold, and looks like a real handful of precious stones.

#36Try local Chalong Bay rum in PhuketTry local Chalong Bay rumoddviser

Try out Thai «Chalong Bay» rum right at the production factory

300Rum Factory
#17Find a tridacna in PhuketFind a tridacnaEugene Krasowski

Tridacna is a giant clam that produces pearls, and will impress the most experienced adventurers with its outstanding size.

FREE
#32Try the roasted crickets in PhuketTry the roasted cricketsoddviser

The dish for the bravest of the foodies — and a great snack for a glass of beer, surprisingly. Besides, this exotic food is rich in protein and calcium.

#18Feed wild monkeys in PhuketFeed wild monkeysoddviser

The slopes of Monkey Hill are the home for many wild macaques, to whom you can bring fruits, nuts and other treats.

FREEMonkey Hill
#7Try durian in PhuketTry durianKateryna Plakhotna

Durian is considered to be a «king of fruits», but be prepared for the stark dissonance between its pleasant taste and terrible smell.

100
Know more things to do?Guest

Share your ideas of what to do in Phuket with other travellers — together we'll make our travellings more interesting!