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Most Recommended Street Drinks in Thailand
Thailand is a tropical country, there are only 2 seasons throughout the year; the summer and the rainy season. Not only the weather keeps you warm and sweat but the food itself; some of us might burn lots of calories and lose some weights automatically. Getting used to the merciless heat can be one of the biggest adjustments for visitors. The best way to cool you down is to stop at a street vendor stall selling a variety of beverages.
Thai Ice Tea (Cha Yen)
Thai Ice Tea has been ranked in 27 out of 50 in CNN most delicious drinks of the world. There are two styles of Thai iced tea: the one with milk called Cha Yen and the other one without milk called Cha Dum Yen. It is a made in a cotton tea sock from strongly-brewed tea; tea ingredients may include added orange blossom water, star anise, crushed tamarind seed or red and sometimes other spices as well. Condensed milk and sugar are mixed with the tea before pouring over crunchy ice and then topped with evaporated milk. The best is served in a plastic bag from street carts, and looks bright orange, but in a good way. Good to try and you might repeat on the next day!
Tips: if you would like to try a good one, you might buy from the stalls where lots of clients stay in the line.
Where: Can be found in all business area: Silom Road, Sukhumvit Road, Siam Square, Jatuchak Weekend Market, Khasarn Road and more.
Thai Iced Coffee (Oliang/Oleang)
Thai Iced Coffee is very popular Thai Original Coffee known as Oliang and it is also brewed in a cotton sock, and then mixed with sweetened condensed milk or generous amounts of white sugar, and served hot or over ice. Thai coffees like Pantainorasingh brand are mixed with roasted sesame seeds, corn, and soybeans, which gives this type of coffee an earthy flavor distinct to Thai and other Southeast Asian coffees.
Lemon Grass Drink
Lemongrass is a signature ingredient in Thai cuisine and always boiled with some Pandan leaves to make a better smell and taste better. It is full of numerous beneficial properties, ranging from aiding breathing, preventing flu, reducing acidity in gastric system and inducing copious perspiration.
Rosella tea helps lower cholesterol, normalize blood pressure, overcome cough, sore throat and sores, weight loss, bowel launch, and prevent bone loss, enhancing stamina, endurance and body care.
Benefits for Beauty: maintain smooth skin and reduce wrinkles. Because of its vitamin C content is high, Roselle better than red wine in warding off free radicals in the skin. Roselle many conditions encountered in dried, and packaged, there is also Roselle had packed in teabag form for ease in serving customers.
Bai Bua Bok Drink
Bai Bua Bok is a dark green herbal tea and it is sold in many street markets across Thailand. Rather than boiled, this drink is prepared by grounding and squeezing Bai Bau Bok for its juice. It has got mixed smell and taste of fresh grass and sweet herbs that many could turn their face away. However, its herbal effect claimed to cure cancer and several disorders makes itself worth drinking, undeniably compensable for its grass smell.
It has lots of benefits: improve skin health, heal duodenal and gastric ulcers, Minimize varicose veins and hemorrhoids, boost memory and counteract Alzheimer's disease and more.