Thai Bananas in Coconut Milk (Kluai Buat Chi)

Thai Bananas in Coconut Milk (Photo by Thai Jasmine/flickr)

Makes 4 servings.


2-3 small, slightly green bananas
4 cups thin coconut milk
1 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt


Slice the bananas lengthways, then in half.

Pour the coconut milk into a pan, add the sugar and salt. Bring to the boil, add the bananas, bring back to the boil for 2 minutes and then remove from the heat.

Serve hot or cold.

Recipe excerpted from Encyclopedia of Asian Food by Charmaine Solomon (Periplus Editions, 1998)