Young palm fruit

ផ្លែត្នោតខ្ចី

Young palm fruit, a delicacy in Khmer cuisine, is appreciated for its soft, jelly-like texture and subtle sweetness. Harvested from the heart of the palm tree, this tender fruit is often used in desserts, salads, and sometimes as a refreshing snack.

In Cambodia, it's not uncommon to find young palm fruit in traditional dishes, where it's paired with coconut milk and sugar to create a rich, flavorful dessert or served in syrup as a cooling treat. The use of young palm fruit showcases the Cambodian culinary tradition's ability to harness the natural bounty of the land, turning simple ingredients into exquisite dishes that reflect the country's rich cultural and agricultural heritage.