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Khao Pad Ga-prow – Stir Fried Rice with Holy Basil

Khao Pad Ga-prow – Stir Fried Rice with Holy Basil

Thai people have known holy basil for a long time. Holy basil is a plant that is used as both a food and a medicine, however because holy basil has strong pungent scent and spicy taste Thai people will not like eat it directly like they do other kinds of vegetables. However, it is popular to use as an ingredient for flavor and scent in various Thai recipes. When most Thai people think about holy ...

Holy Basil, Sacred Basil (Ga-Prow)

Holy Basil, Sacred Basil (Ga-Prow)

The holy basil scientific name is Ocimum sanctum linn. and it is a plant in the Labiatae family. The important plants in this family include sweet basil, lemon basil, etc. Other names that Thai people call holy basil such as in central Thailand are red holy basil (Ga-prow Dang), white holy basil (Ga-prow Kow); northern and Chiang Mai province call it Gum Gau Kow, Gum Gau Dam, Gom Gau Kow, Gom Gau...