Khanom Tom (Thai : ขนมต้ม) or coconut balls are a very old Thai dessert from the Sukhothai period and are traditionally used for auspicious ceremonies. Khanom tom consist of glutinous rice flour , grated coconut , pandanus juice , salt , and brown sugar. Khanom Tom is sweet-smelling, sweet and the texture is smooth ,soft and sticky.
- 1 cup glutinous rice flour
- 2 tablespoons coconut cream
- 100 grams white grated coconut (for the filling)
- 1 cup white grated coconut (for the coating)
- ½ cup sugar
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ cup thick pandanus juice
- Putting the grated coconut in the pot and steam until hot.
- Mix in the salt and set aside.
- Make a filling by mixing grated coconut with brown sugar on a medium heat and stir until the sugar has dissolved
- Remove from the heat, allow to cool a little and make by hand into small balls.
- Make the dough by kneading glutinous rice flour , coconut cream , pandanus juice and a little water.
- Make the dough into a ball and press to flatten. Fill with the filling and wrap dough to cover it.
- Boil the dough to ball in. You can scoop out them when they float. Lastly, roll with the steamed grated coconut.
- Khanom Tom - Pandanus Rice Balls,(n.d.), Retrieved October 15,2014 dessert-thailand-worldwide-recipes
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