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a bowl of Thai bananas in coconut milk sprinkled with sesame seeds and garnished with a pandan leaf and bright pink flowers.

Thai Bananas in Coconut Milk Recipe

A classic Thai dessert recipe that you can whip up in a jiffy
Course Dessert
Cuisine Southeast Asian, Thai
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 240kcal
Author Darlene at International Cuisine


  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp palm sugar
  • 4 bananas ripe
  • 2 pandan leaf cut into 1 inch pieces except saving two longer ones for garnish
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds


  • in a medium sauce pan pour in the coconut milk, water, Pandan Leaves stir to combine. Heat gently over medium heat
  • Add in the bananas and cook until soft.
  • Add salt to taste
  • Serve with some sesame seeds on top
  • Garnish with a folded pandan leaf and even a flower


Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 33mg | Potassium: 549mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 76IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 2mg