Akha Chili Dip


2 cloves of garlic

2 shallots (boiled until soft)

2 chilis (boiled until soft)

2 small tomatoes (boiled until soft)

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp seasoning powder

1 tbsp chopped coriander

1 tbsp chopped green onion

1 tbsp chopped peanuts


mortar & pestle



  1. Put garlic in the mortar and crush with pestle.

  2. Add shallots and chili, then tomatoes.

  3. Add salt, seasoning powder, then coriander, green onion, and peanuts until well mixed.

  4. Serve with boiled or fresh vegetables like cabbage, green beans, and cucumber.

Pad Thai

All recipe credit goes to Akha Kitchen in Chiang Rai, Thailand



2 tbsp oil

1 tbsp chopped garlic

1 tbsp chopped shallots

1 tbsp chopped shallots

1 tsp dried shrimp (optional)

1 tbsp sweet radish

2 tbsp tofu

1 egg

100 ml water

3 tbsp pad thai sauce

1 tsp fish sauce

1/2 tsp sugar

1/2 tsp fish sauce

1/3 cup bean sprouts

1/3 cup garlic chives

2 tbsp crushed peanuts



  1. Add oil to wok; heat to medium.

  2. Add garlic and shallots, stir it for a few minutes.

  3. Add dried shrimp, sweet radish, tofu, and stir fry 1 minute.

  4. Add egg, stir fry until cooked.

  5. Add rice noodles, water, pad Thai sauce, fish sauce, sugar, and sugar. Stir fry for about 2 minutes.

  6. Add bean sprouts, garlic, chives, and peanuts.

  7. Stir quickly until done.

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