I’m not even sure if Khao Kriap Wow (ข้าวเกรียบว่าว) would be officially considered a Thai dessert, or a savory khanom snack.
It is slightly sweet, but then again, nearly everything edible in Thailand contains at least a little sugar.
Though it’s not the most widely available Thai snack, I’ve seen Khao Kriap Wow (ข้าวเกรียบว่าว) a number of times walking around Bangkok. Usually they are sold pre-packed in a plastic bag in packs of 3 or so.
Khao Kriap Wow (ข้าวเกรียบว่าว), which is also known as Khao Kuap, is a combination of sticky rice flour, palm sugar, coconut cream, and eggs.
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The thin pancakes are dried and then roasted over hot coals as they react like puffed rice.
To me it tastes like a combination of rice cake and roasted meringue. Not bad, but not my favorite snack in Thailand – it’s a bit dry!
Here’s the video so you can check out the cool preparation process:
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Have you ever had Khao Kriap Wow before?