Thai Food Dessert – Khanom Kai Hong (Swan Eggs)

Swan Eggs Dessert, in Thai, Kanom Kai Hong

Swan Eggs (fried dessert balls like doughnuts almost)


3/4 cup lime water
1/2 cup steamed and mashed pumpkin
3 cups sticky rice flour
1 and 1/2 cup rice flour
1 tbsp. salt
1/2 cup coconut milk
1/2 cup sugar
3 cups mung bean (steamed and grounded)
1 bottle of vegetable oil


1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 tbsp. minced onion
1 tbsp. pepper
1 tbsp. minced coriander roots


1 and 1/2 cup sugar


Cooking Instructions:

1. Mix two kinds of flour altogether. Knead it with pumpkin and gradually add lime water and milk while you knead it.

2. Knead it very well and make a ball of 1 inch size.

3. Now make the stuffing.

4. Ground coriander roots, onion and pepper very well. Heat the pan and add vegetable oil in it. Fry until the mix turn yellow.

5. Add mung bean, which is already cooked and mashed, in the pan. Mix well.

6. Next, add sugar and salt. Stir it until the stuffing get dry and you can make a ball from it.

7. Roll it into a ball, a little smaller than the first ball you made from flour.

8. Flatten a flour ball. Place stuffing in the middle and wrap it into a ball again. Make sure you don’t see the stuffing when you finish.

9. Deep fry in hot vegetable oil. Remove when it turns to yellow.

10. Mix sugar with water. Boil it until the syrup gets very thick. Dip the fried ball into it and remove it to the tray.

11. When it’s dry, you will see the white sugarcoat. Leave it cool off.

Don’t eat too many!

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