Thai sweet basil (horapha ,โหระพา)
Thai Basil is also known as ‘Sweet Basil or Asian Basil’, has strong aroma and a sweet- anise and licorice-like and slightly peppery flavor. Thai Basil are slightly sweeter in flavor than the Mediterranean basil.
Thai Basil is widely used for South East Asian cooking in soups, stir-fries, noodles and curry dishes.
Use 2/3 dry basil if to be substituted for fresh Thai basiL