Nom Plai Ai

ណម ផ្លៃអៃ

Nom Plai Ai, a traditional Cambodian dessert, translates to "cakes of forgiveness." These small, round cakes are made from glutinous rice flour, filled with a sweet palm sugar center, and often coated in shredded coconut.

The dessert's name carries a cultural significance, symbolizing forgiveness and reconciliation. Served during special occasions and festivals, Nom Plai Ai is not only a treat to the palate with its chewy texture and sweet, melting core but also a meaningful gesture of peace and goodwill in Cambodian society, embodying the blend of culinary delight and cultural heritage.