Thailand's fertile soil makes the country rich with various nutritional vegetables and fruits. Almost all of Thai vegetables are herbal. Some have strong smell, others are hot, spicy, and tasty. Some can be eaten raw; others have to be cooked first. On this page we're going to introduce some of the vegetables that are parts of the Thais' daily meals, and those which are rarely seen in the United States. If you are interested in the Thai names of the vegetables that are available in the US such as watermelon or cucumber, you can look it up from the glossary page.
Clicking on any name on the left frame will lead you to the detailed description of the vegetable. Then you can click on its Thai name to listen to the way it's pronounced in Thai. And clicking on its English name will lead you to the English description of the vegetable.