Tohm Kha ( Coconut soup)

cooking kit size:

3 servings

cooking kit includes:

  • SimpliThai Tohm Kha cooking sauce
  • 400 ml. coconut milk 
  • a handful of white mushrooms 
  • a few slices of lemongrass 
  • a few kaffir lime leafs
  • a bunch of cilantro sprigs 
  • 1 red onion or shallot

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 cilantro
  • tear kaffir lime leaf
  • slice/chop lemongrass diagonally or smash it with back of knife
  • 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 lemongrass, kaffir lime leaf, cilantro stems and add onion or shallot
  3. when it boils, add meat ( for shrimps & veggies skip to step 5, and add in the end with step 5 )
  4. bring to a boil again and let the boil roll until meat is cooked 
  5. then add about coconut milk, mushrooms, and half the SimpliThai Tohm Kha Sauce; bring it to a boil once again
  6. adjust the flavor by adding more Tohm Kha sauce, and salt as needed.
  7. turn off stove, stir in chopped cilantro