Kha Nom Tom Recipe

Popularly found in the street and markets across southeast Asia, Kha Nom Tom or Thai coconut balls are sticky rice balls covered in fresh shredded coconut, and a Thai delicacy that you’d definitely want to try. Primary ingredients needed are palm sugar and glutinous rice flour, and If you cannot find freshly grated coconut, you can replace it with desiccated coconut. Warm and soft rice balls encasing a sweet coconut filling that melt in the mouth is a true delight at the end of a meal, especially if you’re trying out Thai. If you’re in the mood to make something new, sweet and chewy give these Thai coconut balls a try!

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Kha Nom Tom Recipe
Kha Nom Tom are coconut balls that are a traditional Thai dessert that dates back to the Sukhothai period. This dessert is the perfect finish to any Thai meal.
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Course Desserts
Cuisine Thai
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Cuisine Thai
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Instructions
  1. Melt the palm sugar and water on a low heat until dissolved completely.
  2. Add the grated ripe coconut
  3. Keep stirring until the mixture reduces. Remove from the heat.
  4. Shape the filling into the bite-sized balls.
  5. Mix the sticky rice flour and coconut milk until smooth.
  6. Shape the flour mixture and spread it out. Stuff with the filling.
  7. Boil the rice balls.
  8. Mix the salt and coconut flakes. Roll the cooked balls in the coconut.
  9. Serve warm.