Nam tok mu

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Nam tok mu (Thai: น้ำตกหมู, pronounced [nám tòk mǔː]) is one type of Thai salad, it is a native food of the northeast of Thailand (Isan) and it is a popular food because it is easy to cook. It is made from grilled pork that is cut into thin pieces and flavored with chili powder, chopped shallots, ground roasted rice, lime juice, fish sauce. It tastes sour, salty and spicy like larb. The ingredients of nam tok mu can be found locally in Thailand and it's very cheap.

Benefits[edit]

Nam tok mu has many benefits for health because it has many herbs.[1] First, shallots that are helpful in inhibiting stomach cancer and it can help in lowering the blood sugar levels. Second, mint leaves can help fight cancer cells and it also helps to overcome cough. Third, coriander has many minerals such as iron and magnesium and it can be used in a detox diet.

Side dishes[edit]

The side dishes of nam tok mu are vegetables such as cowpeas and lettuce.[2] Nam tok mu is usually eaten with sticky rice when it is a main meal.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ ต้ม ยำ ทำ แกง รสเด็ด
  2. ^ ต้ม ยำ ทำ แกง รสเด็ด

References[edit]

  • ต้ม ยำ ทำ แกง รสเด็ด, สุนัน หามนตรี, 2555, Pailin Book Publishing, page 106
  • ต้ม ยำ ทำ แกง รสเด็ด, สุนัน หามนตรี, 2555, Pailin Book Publishing, page 107