GARDEN TO TABLE: Thai Holy Basil Chicken (Pad Kra Prao)

A dish two years in the making and many hours of research. A very popular Thai stir fry of chicken and basil is commonly made with Thai basil. However, the origins of the dish is made with a different type of basil. In a quest for authenticity, the Thai holy basil was sought out. There are many different spellings for the Thai pronunciation of basil (kra prao, gapow, gra prao, etc). This basil is also sacred in Indian culture. It is also know in Hindi as Rama Tulsi. If you will like to learn more about Holy Basil or Tulsi, be sure to check out this video:

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