Top famous Asian dishes? Have you tried it?

by Lam Pham

Each Asian country has unique dishes with many different flavors and ways of processing, creating diversity in food culture. In the following article, will introduce to you the top famous Asian dishes, if you have the opportunity you must definitely try it. Let’s find out with us right away.

The peculiarity of Asian food culture

Asian cuisine is one of the richest and most diverse cuisines in the world. 

The peculiarity of Asian food culture

Outstanding features of Asian cuisine include the use of many spices such as ginger, garlic, onion, cinnamon, basil, coriander, coriander, lemon leaves, etc, to create a characteristic flavor and enhance the aroma of the dish.

In addition, Asian cuisine also diversifies ingredients from animals and plants such as fish, shrimp, crab, frog, pork, chicken, beef, goat, rabbit, etc. Vegetables, tubers, fruits such as cabbage, cabbage, carrots, beans, spinach, onions, turnips, etc, and the way to prepare dishes is also very diverse such as cooking, stir-frying, boiling, frying, roasting, cooking hot pot, served with rice, cake or noodles to create delicious, flavorful dishes.

 Top famous Asian dishes

1. Pho – Viet Nam

Pho – Viet Nam

Pho stands at the top of the ranking of the best dishes in the world according to Business Insider. Pho has a rich, delicious, and nutritious flavor. Pho broth is cooked from beef tubular bones, onions, ginger, cloves, anise essential oil, and some other spices. 

Pho is served with herbs such as cinnamon, basil, coriander, and cilantro, along with chili, lemon, and fish sauce to create a rich and delicious flavor. Pho is a popular dish and is considered a symbol of Vietnamese cuisine.

2. Tom Yum – Thailand

Tom Yum – Thailand

Tom Yum is a traditional Thai soup. This dish deserves to be among the top famous Asian dishes because it has a spicy, sour, salty, and mildly sweet taste that makes anyone who eats it once remember it forever.

Tom Yum’s main ingredients include bone broth, shrimp or chicken, mushrooms, lemon leaves, tomatoes, fresh peppers, ginger, garlic and lemon juice, and coconut milk. Some versions of Tom Yum include seafood such as fish, squid, oysters, or frogs.

3. Halo Halo – Philippines

Halo Halo – Philippines

Halo Halo is a popular dessert in the Philippines. This dish is sweet, cool, and eye-catching in many different colors.
Halo Halo is made from a variety of ingredients such as red beans, sugar, confectionery, fresh fruit, condensed milk, fresh cream, ice cubes, and a variety of jellies. The ingredients are mixed together and served with condensed milk. With its sweet, cool taste and variety of colors and ingredients, Halo Halo is a cooling dessert, especially in summer when the weather is hot.

4. Sushi – Japan

Sushi – Japan

Sushi – traditional Japanese food,  mainly made from raw seafood such as tuna, squid, and shrimp, combined with cucumber, pickled radish, and a thin omelet, mustard, soy sauce, etc.

The delicate sour taste of rice mixed with vinegar, the gooey and fresh taste of raw fish, mixed with the pungent taste of mustard rushing to your nose will make you immerse yourself in that unique flavor.

5.  Curry – Indian

Curry – traditional and unique Indian dish, famous worldwide and popular in the US and Western countries.

Curry – Indian

Indian curry is stewed with meat and tubers, has a thick and gelatinous sauce made from fresh milk or dairy products such as cheese, butter, and yogurt, eaten with white rice, and has a spicy and slightly pungent taste.

This is a dish that you should not miss when exploring the cuisine of India.

6.  Kimchi – South Korea

Kimchi – South Korea

Kimchi is a typical dish and has become a symbol of Korea. This dish is made by fermentation from root vegetables (mainly cabbage) and peppers, which have a tart and spicy taste. Kimchi can also be processed into many different dishes such as cabbage kimchi soup or kimchi fried rice.

Through movies and K-pop, Kimchi is popular, is a symbol of Korean cuisine, and is considered one of the ‘five healthiest foods’. Featured in the Top 10 best Asian dishes in the world.

Above are the top famous dishes in Asia that synthesizes and shares with you. Hope this article will help you have a great experience, and don’t forget to try the dishes that shared!




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