Ka-Thon Loy Kaew (Chilled Santol in scented Syrup)

Ka-Thon Loy Kaew or Chilled Santol in scented Syrup. Is Santol is also knows as ka-thon or wild mangosteen or sandorica. It's a tropical tree that originates in southeast Asia. Santol a Thai fruit, sour and sweet. And slightly astringent. Eat a fresh fruit compote and a spicy curry can also be made ​​in syrup. By the santol boiled in syrup Time is slowly eating with ice break.

  • 3 over ripe santol fruits 
  • 1 cup Sugar 
  • 2 tbsp salt 
  • 2 cups boiled water 
  1. Mix salt in the boiled water and leave it for cooling down. 
  2. Peel and cut the satol fruits into small pieces, then keep them in salt water for 1 hour. 
  3. Boil the mixture of sugar and water until it is thick as a syrup, then add a little bit of salt to balance the taste. 
  4. Remove the santol from the salty water and put it in the syrup for 1 hour. 
  5. Serve the santol floating in the syrup cool (from refrigerator) or with ground ice.