Kluay Buad Chee - Bananas in Coconut Milk

There are many varieties of bananas grown in Thailand such as Kluay Hom, Kluay Nam Wa, Kluay Hak Mook and Kluay Khai. They are readily available and have many uses, even banana leaves are used in cooking. It is a perfect complement to most Thai dishes.


  • 5 bananas
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 5 tbs. sugar
  • salt


Separate the thick coconut milk Cut the banana into 4 parts; boil with the thin coconut milk Upon boiling, add sugar, salt, and the thick coconut milk Remove from the heat.

Yummy Tip!

  • Serving Size: 5 persons
  • Preparation Time: 30 min.

You can use any bananas, but kluay nam wa and kluay khai bananas are recommended. Choose bananas that are not too ripe. Once peeled, the flesh should not have dark spots, 'Mlich means it is too ripe. Cut the banana in half length-wise, and then cut in half to make 4 pieces. If using canned coconut milk add I part water to thin it.

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