Mun Chuem (Sweet Potatoes and Coconut Cream)

This sweet potatoes or Mun-Ted in Thai with coconut cream Thai call "Mun Chuem" This recipe can be made very easy. You can keep in the freeze for a few week.

  • 1 kg. Sweet potato
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 cups white wash/lime water
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • Clean the sweet potato very well.
  • Peel the skin off and cut into pieces. Make the piece big.
  • Soak them in lime water for 30 minutes.
  • After that, clean with water again.
  • Add 3 cups of water into a pot. Boil it on medium heat.
  • When it’s quite hot, add sugar and stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Wait until the syrup is boiling, then add sweet potato. Use low fire.
  • Don’t stir the potato so often. Just flip it over when the other side is done.
  • Notice the potato pieces. If the color is clear then it’s ready. Remove from the stove.
  • In a different pot, boil coconut milk with salt.
  • When it’s boiling, then remove from the fire.
  • Spoon coconut milk on top of sweet potato when it’s cool off.


foodbin said…
the sweet potato looks like tapioca-like it with the coconut milk topping
Tan.wiratchada said…
Hi foodbin,
Sorry, I mistaken with choosen photo to place. And now I have change to correct one. Thank you for visiting and comment.