Khanom khai nok kratha

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Khanom khai nok kratha (Thai: ขนมไข่นกกระทา, pronounced [kʰā.nǒm kʰàj nók krā.tʰāː]) is a Thai snack.

The sweet is a fried sweet potato dough ball. Khanom is placed at the beginning of the name of a sweet to indicate the food item is a dessert or snack; khai nok kratha means quail's egg, as the size of the dough ball is roughly the same size as that of a quail's egg.[1]


  1. ^ Leela (May 21, 2009). "Khanom Khai Nok Krata ขนมไข่นกกระทา – Thai Fried Sweet Potato Balls". She Simmers Thai Cooking. Retrieved December 3, 2015.