11 July 2024

“Kaeng tai pla”, a traditional Thai curry from the south of Thailand, has been rated the worst dish in the world, revealed TasteAtlas, an online platform and database of food and beverages from around the world.

The website described the dish as being a thick and aromatic fish curry, prepared with fermented fish entrails and a spicy curry paste, consisting of chili peppers, galangal, shrimp paste, turmeric, shallots, and lemongrass.

Nine other worst dishes are:

2 – Hákarl (Iceland, Saltwater fish dish)
3 – Fesikh (Egypt, saltwater fish dish)
4 – Yerushalmi Kugel (Jerusalem district, Israel, casserole)
5 – Luther Burger (Georgia, US, burger)
6 – Pani ca meusa (Palermo, Italy, Sandwich)
7 – Jellied eels (London, England, eel dish)
8 – Calskrove (Skelleftea, Sweden, pizza)
9 – Peladillas (Valencian community, Spain, dessert)
10 – Smalahove (Norway, offal)