Thapthim krop

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Thapthim krop
Thapthim krop
Place of originThailand
Main ingredientsWater chestnut, Coconut milk

Thapthim krop (Thai: ทับทิมกรอบ, pronounced [tʰáp.tʰīm krɔ̀ːp]; literally "crispy rubies") is one of the most famous Thai desserts, which is made of cubes of water chestnuts in syrup[1] coated with red food coloring. This dessert is known as "pomegranate seeds" or "rubies" because of its appearance.[2] It is usually eaten with coconut milk and ice cubes.

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  1. ^ Singapore. Rough Guides. 2003. pp. 143–. ISBN 978-1-84353-075-6.
  2. ^ "Tub Tim Krob". Amazingthaifood. Amazingthaifood. Retrieved 2 September 2014.