SPOTLIGHT

Tropical ball with pork filling (Sa-kou Sai Mou)

This favorite Thai snack menu of childhood. Many Thai people go to the market with their mothers when the children. We will find a snack called "Sago Sai Mou". Steamed snack until tender, stuffed with fried pork with peanut. When chewing feels soft and sticky, it has a sweet and salty filling.  Many children like the taste. For young people Usually eaten together with fresh chili To add more flavor to the excitement. Making sago Sai Mou is not difficult. It's almost easy. Let's see how they do…

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Fried Ground Pork With Holy Basil Leaves (Pad Ka-prao mou sub & Khai dow)


I just back from wet market this morning. We did't have any breakfast only a cup of coffee this morning before going to market. My daughter so hungry. I should make easy and fast food for lunch. Even we have lot of things in our freeze. I won't do any special food. Because when people hungry they're easy to be angry. I should do "Pad ka-prao mou + khai dow" or fried ground pork with basil leave and fried egg. This is one plate dish. OK. let's see what I need.

INGREDIENTS:
  • 450 g ground pork
  • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons black soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 cup fresh holy basil
  • 7-8 chillies, chopped and pounded coarsely
  • Dash of ground white pepper
PREPARATIONS:
  • Heat a wok until the oil is hot, then stir in the garlic, and then add chillies. Stir another few seconds before adding the ground pork.
  • Continue Stir-frying until pork is cooked throughly.
  • Add onion and sprinkle black soy sauce over the mixture and stir-fry another 15-20 seconds.
  • Then add fresh basil leaves and fish sauce to taste.
  • Stir and mix well. Sprinkle with white pepper. Stir and transfer to a serving dish.
  • Normally, Thai people love to eat this dish with steamed rice and fried egg. This 2-3 serving.
Tip: You can add more vegetables such as carrot, string bean, baby corn as extra ingredients.