Water Mimosa ผักกระเฉด

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Water mimosa ‘Pak Krachet’ in Thai, is a legume growing in fresh waterways in tropical regions. The plant floats on the water surface thanks to buoyant white tissue that grows as a wrapper around the stems.

The vegetable is commonly used in stir-fries, salads, and curries, namely in ‘Pad Pak Krachet’ a stir-fry dish, ‘Yum Pak Krachet’ a salad, and a curry known as ‘Gaeng Som’.

To prepare ‘Pak Krachet’, remove the white tissue and roots and use younger stems and leaves.

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