A Cooling Thai Summer Treat

Khao Chae

Khao Chae, a Thai traditional dish serve in Summer. Khao Chae is "rice soaked in cool water". "Khao" means "rice" and "Chae" means "to soak". The recipe was adapted from a Mon during the time of King Rama II and was meant to be made and consumed in the hot season, from mid-March to the end of April. At the time, ice was not available therefore the water was kept cool and put in an earthenware vessel in a shaded places.

This traditional Thai dish is available at Saneh Jaan from 1 April - 31 May 2018. For further information, please contact 026509880 or 0625343394.