Khanom Met Khanoon (Sweet Jackfruit Seeds)

The taste is very sweet. Met Khanoon means "seed of jackfruit" which is what it resembles. At a wedding, Met Khanoon symbolizes that whatever bride and groom do in life, they will have the support of others, and never lose sight of their dreams.


  • 2 cups green mungbean, peeled, steamed and finely grinded
  • 250 ml. coconut milk
  • 3 3/4 cups sugar
  • 3 cups jasmin scented water
  • 8 egg yolk

  • Mix coconut milk with green mungbean, 3/4 cups of sugar.
  • Boil on meduim heat, stir until thick.
  • Lower the heat. Stir until thick and able to shape. Turn off the heat. Let it cool.
  • Mold into oval-shaped ball.
  • Mix sugar, left, with jasmin scented water.
  • Medium heat until melten.
  • Filter and heat again, use low heating, in a brass pan.
  • Simmer until thick. Remove from the stove.
  • Put the mungbean balls in the bowl of red egg yolk. Apply throughly.
  • Put all balls in the pan of syrup.
  • Boil on low heat until the egg is cooked.
  • Let it cool.


foodbin said…
whenever i eat the real jack fruit,i'll eat stomach upset,this Khanom Med Khanum should be o.k. for me.
Iman said…
thanks!i had been searching for the recipe.I tried different recipe but its ended up not too thick and i added flour which worsen the condition. Gona try it again using your recipe! :)