SimpliThai Tohm Kha recipe

cooking kit size:

3 servings

cooking kit includes:

  • SimpliThai Tohm Kha cooking sauce
  • 400 ml. coconut milk (Aroy-D)
  • a handful of white mushrooms (~400g)
  • 1/2 lb green cabbage (may include when needed)
  • a few slices of galangal root (~100g)
  • a few slices of lemongrass (~100g)
  • a few kaffir lime leafs (about 5)
  • a handful of cilantro sprigs (about 10)
  • 1 red onion

you simply add:

your choice of (1½ cups) protein

some recommendations:

  • chicken thighs
  • chicken breast
  • shrimp
  • Tofu
  • Vegetable ( Cabbage is preferred )



  • wash all vegetables
  • 2½ cups potable water or your favorite broth
  • 1½ cups meat (or protein substitute)
  • 1 cup of the coconut milk
  • cube red onions
  • chop mushrooms
  • chop cabbage (when available)
  • chop cilantro
  • tear kaffir lime leaf
  • thinly slice/chop galangal root
  • slice/chop lemongrass diagonally
  • chop/mince/crush Thai chili (optional)

let's cook!

  1. add water to medium-sized pot, bring to stove on [medium-high] heat
  2. add herbs to the pot (galangal root, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaf), and add onions
  3. when it boils, add meat
  4. bring to a boil again and let the boil roll until meat is cooked (if you prefer a less fatty soup, take out the foam/bubbles that float to the surface)
  5. then add about 1 cup coconut milk, mushrooms, cabbage and half the SimpliThai Tohm Kha Sauce; bring it to a boil once again
  6. adjust the flavor by adding more coconut milk or more sauce
  7. turn off stove, stir in chopped cilantro