Thai Bananas in Coconut Milk

A classic Thai dessert that is very simple, quick and easy to make. This sweet and creamy dish will be a delight to many.
Thai Bananas in Coconut Milk

Serves 2 people
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes

Fun Facts
  • Bananas provide a variety of vitamins and minerals like vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium and fiber
  • Some research shows that consuming bananas regularly can help lower the risk of heart attacks
Ingredients
  • 2 bananas, peeled and sliced into thick rounds
  • 180 ml coconut milk
  • 1 Tbsp + 1 tsp white sesame seeds
  • 90 g white sugar
  • 120 ml water
  • ½ tsp salt
Method

Melt sugar in water

Melt sugar in water

In a pot on medium heat, mix sugar and water for 5 minutes, until sugar dissolves.


Add sliced bananas

Add sliced bananas

To the same pot, add sliced bananas and simmer for 10 minutes, until the bananas have turned slightly translucent and most of the liquid has evaporated.

Remove the bananas from the pot and spoon into serving bowls.


Make coconut milk sauce

In the same pan, add coconut milk, ½ tsp salt and sesame seeds. Bring to boil and remove from heat.


Garnish and serve

Garnish and serve

Drizzle coconut milk sauce over bananas and garnish with white sesame seeds. Serve hot.