Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Gluoy Bwod Chee/Thai Bananas in Coconut Milk ~~ Thai Cuisine

Thai cuisine, this cuisine is very close to my heart, my most favourite cuisine after Indian cuisine. Whenever i get a chance to cook from this cuisine, i dont even hesitate a second to cook from. Thai ingredients are easily available for me as am living in Paris china town, obviously its like going to an Indian grocery for me. Am running a month of blogging marathon with an interesting theme, yes my theme for this mega marathon is Around the World in 30days starting with alphabets. Obviously when i was chosing my recipe list for this theme, am was very much sure that i'll be cooking something from Thai cuisine for the alphabet 'T'.The ideal Thai meal is a harmonious blend of the spicy, the subtle, the sweet and sour, and is meant to be equally satisfying to eye, nose and palate. A typical meal might include a clear soup (perhaps bitter melons stuffed with minced pork), a steamed dish (mussels in curry sauce), a fried dish (fish with ginger), a hot salad (beef slices on a bed of lettuce, onions, chillies, mint and lemon juice) and a variety of sauces into which food is dipped. This would be followed by sweet desserts or fresh fruits such as mangoes, durian, jackfruit, papaya, grapes or melon.

Thai cuisine is essentially a marriage of centuries-old Eastern and Western influences harmoniously combined into something uniquely Thai. The characteristics of Thai food depend on who cooks it, for whom it is cooked, for what occasion, and where it is cooked to suit all palates. Originally, Thai cooking reflected the characteristics of a waterborne lifestyle. Aquatic animals, plants and herbs were major ingredients. Large chunks of meat were eschewed. Subsequent influences introduced the use of sizeable chunks to Thai cooking.

Thai bananas in coconut milk, Gluoy bwod chee, Thai dessert Vegan Bananas in Coconutmilk

Coming to today's recipe, Gluoy Bwod Chee is a delicious dessert belongs to Northern Thai cuisine. This dessert is simply prepared with bananas, coconut milk and palm sugar. A simple, easy and a very delicious rum like dessert which is a famous street food of Thailand.Palm sugar used in this dish is the highlight of this dessert. Palm sugar is very much used in Thai cuisine, if you are planning to make this famous Thai dessert get your palm sugar. If you cant find out palm sugar its ok, you can prepare very well this Gluoy Bwod Chee with granulated sugar.This vegan dessert makes an excellent dessert to enjoy after a hot and spicy Thai foods.

Gluoy Bwod Chee, Thai Bananas in Coconut Milk,Vegan Thai Bananas Dessert

Recipe Source: Thai Kitchen

1can Coconut Milk
3tbsp Palm sugar
1tsp Vanilla extract
Pinch salt (optional)
3nos  Large bananas (peeled)

Mix the coconut milk, sugar, vanilla and salt in medium saucepan.

Bring to simmer on medium heat, stirring occasionally.

Cut bananas in half lengthwise, then into 2-inch pieces or simply as round slices.

Stir bananas into coconut milk mixture.

Reduce heat to low and cook in simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Serve warm or at room temperature.


31 comments:

  1. I am not a fan of bananas but it does look good with that coconut sugar sauce.

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  2. The creamy coconut milk sauce looks lovely with the contrasting banana slices. Nicely presented.

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  3. Ça doit être délicieusement bon.
    J'adorerai en manger.
    A bientôt

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  4. simple and interesting dessert.. very satisfying dessert

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  5. Thanks for posting this Banana based Thai recipe. Excellent pics as well.
    Deepa

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  6. This thai dish could be made easily at home ...looks to be easy and simple

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  7. wow I have tried this dessert before But adding palm sugar makes it look fantastic and so healthy version :) looks fabulous aks !!

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  8. Wow Priya..so simple yet so delicious..good pictures..

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  9. this looks so close to the kluai nam wa we tried for the IFC right... nevertheless, looks delicious...

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  10. Love the caramel taste of palm jaggery with banana. Superb unbeatable combo.

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  11. Love that coconut flavor, looks very delicious, one question, does palm sugar taste like jaggery or is it pana vellam..

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  12. What a tempting sweet Priya...looks so inviting..love the rich color.

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  13. Simply amazing, I loved thai cuisine. And this desserts would a so delicious

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  14. That is a tempting dessert the bananas sitting on top give it a fantast look . beautiful click.

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  15. love the combo..this dessert sounds interesting...simple too

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  16. Hi Priya,
    Hats off to your energy, again informative post with lovely click of banana slices.


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  17. looks delicious, very unusual desert

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  18. That sounds like a simple, delightful dessert.

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  19. wow...bananas in coconut milk sauce, the name itself makes me drool...looks simply superb and tempting...

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  20. I saw this elsewhere as well and I think my little one will love this!

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  21. Such a simple and flavorful dessert.

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  22. Such a lovely and delicious dessert. Sure will taste yum. Great picture.

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  23. i have made this before and its one of my fave thai desserts

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  24. I remember making this for a challenge and loved it to the core. Your presentation is beautiful...

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  25. Awesome dish Priya. Looks so delicious and it has my fav banana and coconut milk.Will make it soon..

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  26. Simple and rich dessert. Looks so sinful..

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