Thai Jelly Sugar Candy (Khanom Alua) : ขนมอาลัว

Khanom Alua is a traditional Thai dessert which is made of wheat flour, coconut milk and sugar. The word ‘Alua’ means ‘charming ’. This dessert is crispy outside but sticky and sweet inside. Khanom Alua is usually made in small colorful pieces, usually colored in green, pink, yellow and white.

Ingredients

1/2 cup all purpose flour or cake flour
1 cup coconut milk or condensed milk
1 cup sugar
Food coloring

 Thai Jelly Sugar Candy (Khanom Alua)

Instructions

1. In a non-stick pan, mix all ingredients together until sugar dissolves completely.

Thai Jelly Sugar Candy (Khanom Alua)

2. Cook over low heat and stir the mixture until it is thickened.

Thai Jelly Sugar Candy (Khanom Alua)

3. Separate the mixture for coloring.

Thai Jelly Sugar Candy (Khanom Alua)

Thai Jelly Sugar Candy (Khanom Alua)

4. Drop the mixture.

Thai Jelly Sugar Candy (Khanom Alua)

5. Dry the dessert by putting the pieces directly to sunlight for 3 days or until they are hard outside but tender inside.

Thai Jelly Sugar Candy (Khanom Alua)

Enjoy!