Thai Food: Kaeng Liang Recipe

Kaeng Liang
(Spicy herb vegetables soup)

Thai Food: Kaeng Liang Main Ingredient

How to cook

1. Add Kaeng Liaeng soup in a pot, bring to boil.

2. Add sliced pumpkins first and then add other vegetables such as sponge gourd, mushrooms and ivy gourd. Bring to boil. Remove from the heat and then sprinkle lemon basil.

3. Ready to serve.

Thai Food: Kaeng Liang Soup Ingredient

How to cook

1. Pound dried shrimps finely. Add pepper, Thai chilies, shrimp paste and shallots in the mortar and pound finely.
2. Put Kaeng Liaeng paste and water in a pot. Add food seasoning and bring to boil.

Strong point of Kaeng Liang:Low fat and low calories. Fibers from vegetables.

Medical Benefit

- Pepper : Peptic, carminative, cooling
- Shallot : Relief cold, catarrh
- Hot chilli : Digestive, laxative, expectorant, cold relief
- Sweet basil : Carminative
- Gord gourd : Carminative, relief fever, nourish eyes
- Sponge gourd : Nourish heart, laxative, cooling
- Pumpkin : Nourish eye