Thai cuisine is popular all over the world for its intense spicy and savory flavors. But, that is not all. Thai cuisine does not consist of a vast variety of desserts but their desserts are as tasty as their savory dishes. These consist of a very unique balance of sweet and savory and that is what makes them so appetizing. Below are a few popular desserts made in the Thai cuisine:
1. Mango Sticky Rice
Mango sticky rice is one the most popular Thai desserts. This dish consists of rice, coconut milk, sugar and salt. It is served with Pandan leaves and topped with mango slices and a drizzle of coconut syrup. Mung beans are sprinkled on the top as well. This dish is known for its well-rounded taste – it is sweet with a slight salty tinge. It is available in Thai restaurant CBD Melbourne and can also be found in street food stalls in Melbourne.
2. Sweet Mini Crepe
Sweet Mini Crepe is another popular Thai dessert. It stands out as a famous street food item. Basically it consists of flour crepes filled with coconut cream and topped with a savory or sweet flavoring. Most common flavoring is black raisins, foi thong egg threads and shredded fried coconut.
3. Coconut Ice-Cream
Another very traditional and popular Thai dessert is coconut ice cream. It is considered one of the most delicious Thai desserts. It is often served with a mixture of nuts, mung beans, fruits, coconut flesh or sweet corn. It is usually served in half of the coconut husk.
These are some of the most popular Thai desserts.