Bangkok Eats: Kanom Krok (Thai Pancakes)

Food — By Kevin Revolinski on October 28, 2010 at 1:33 am

Kanom krok is a Thai coconut pudding (some call it a pancake) made with rice flour and coconut cream and fried on a cast-iron griddle with shallow, circular depressions. The medallion-sized snack browns a bit on the bottom but remains soft and semi-liquid on top and then is folded over another half to keep the browned surface to the outside.

You can find street vendors serving them around Bangkok and it might cost about 10-15 baht for about 4-6 (8-12 halves) of them. The plain white ones are mildly sweet with a dash of salt to balance it out a bit, but you can find some that are a bit savory with chopped spring onion mixed in. It makes for a great light snack or a nice dessert when you’re dining on street food in Bangkok and other parts of Thailand.

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