tom kha

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Borrowed from Thai ต้มข่า (dtôm-kàa), from ต้ม (dtôm) + ข่า (kàa, ginger).


tom kha (uncountable)

  1. A Thai soup or soup base: a spicy curry in coconut milk with ginger, usually made with chicken.
    • 2016, Tess Masters, The Perfect Blend: 100 Blender Recipes to Energize and Revitalize, →ISBN:
      Shiitakes bring their complex flavour to miso soup and tom kha, and are sensational sautéed.


  • tom kha soup

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