Khanom chak

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Khanom chak (Thai: ขนมจาก, RTGSkhanom chak, pronounced [kʰa.nǒm tɕàːk]) is a local dessert of Thailand. The main ingredient of khanom chak is sticky rice flour, palm sugar, and shredded coconut . It is covered by leave of a nipa palm and then roasts on a charcoal fire.[1]


Khanom chak can be found in many areas in Thailand close to the coastal area because all of the ingredients basically found in these areas. The name of khanom chak came from nipa palm which in Thailand is called chak (Thai: จาก). The reason why khanom chak use nipa palm leave to cover because nipa palm leaves make a frangent. It is the folk wisdom that carries on for many centuries.[2]

Khanom chak is used to sacred ceremony the Phra Samut Chedi, a pagoda in Amphoe Phra Samut Chedi, Samut Prakan.


  • sticky rice flour
  • palm sugar
  • shredded coconut
  • water
  • nipa palm leaves
  • little stick[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Barrow, Richard. "Khanom chak – Thai Dessert". Khanom chak. Retrieved 2017-10-12.[Online].
  2. ^ เพ็ชรสังข์.คอม."ขนมไทย..ขนมจาก". Retrieved 2017-10-12.[Online]
  3. ^ ศูนย์เรียนรู้จัดหวัดสมุทรสงคราม."ขนมจากมะพร้าวอ่อน". Retrieved 2017-10-12.[Online].