Thai dessert candle (เทียนขนมไทย ; thiian khanohm thai)

Thai food recipes with Thai dessert candle (เทียนขนมไทย ; thiian khanohm thai)

This ball-shaped dessert has a sweet coconut filling (gracheek), surrounded by a thin crust of pounded unripe rice crumbs, along with a tempting fragrance enriched with a Thai dessert candle or fresh flowers.

Demonstrating brilliant creativity and attention to detail, this classical Thai dessert uses only three basic ingredients. In this article, we have elected to follow the traditional recipe published in 1908 by Thanpuying Plean Passakornrawong.

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