How do you make traditional Thai iced coffee?


  1. strong black regular ground coffee enough to brew 4 cups.
  2. 2 teaspoons ground cardamom.
  3. 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk plus more if desired.
  4. 1 teaspoon almond extract for NON-alcoholic version.
  5. 3 ounces Amaretto for COCKTAIL version.
  6. crushed ice.

How do you make Oliang Thai iced coffee?

Thai Iced Coffee กาแฟเย็น (gafae yen)

  1. 3 Tbsp Thai coffee.
  2. ¾ cup of off-the-boil water.
  3. 2 Tbsp sweetened condensed milk.
  4. 2 tsp sugar.
  5. Pinch of salt.
  6. A lot of ice.
  7. 2-3 Tbsp evaporated milk.

What spices are used in Thai coffee?


  • cup coffee, strong brew, hot.
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon dried coriander, freshly ground into powder.
  • cardamom pods, freshly ground into powder.
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon.
  • 2 -3. tablespoons condensed milk, eagle brand.
  • ice cubes (coffee)
  • tablespoon heavy cream.
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon (garnish)

What is Thai iced coffee called?

Thai iced coffee is very popular with Thais and foreigners alike and is known in Thai as Oliang or Oleang. The name is derived from the Teochew dialect, the language spoken by the majority of Thai Chinese, indicating that oliang is from China. The word “o” means “black” and “liang” means “cold”.

What makes Thai coffee different?

Thai iced coffee is not just made with coffee beans. The coffee beans are a distinct blend of other additives that include corn, soy beans, cardamon, sesame seeds, and rice. The mix can often be found at your local Asian market available in the form of a powder to convention coffee (or you can buy it online here).

Why is Thai coffee so good?

Thai iced coffee begins with very strong coffee. The sweetened condensed milk and evaporated milk or cream help to tone it down a bit, but it does have strong coffee flavor. Thai iced coffee also tends to be very sweet, which offsets the intensity of the coffee.

How do you make Cha Manao?

Thai Lime Tea ชามะนาว (cha manao)

  1. 2 Tbsp Thai tea leaves.
  2. 1 cup of off-the-boil water.
  3. 4-5 tsp sugar.
  4. Juice from half a juicy lime.
  5. A lot of ice.

How do you make o Liang?

Oliang can be customized as follows: Black coffee with ice = oliang. Black coffee with condensed milk = gopi. Black coffee with ice and fresh milk = oliang – yoklo.

Why does Thai coffee taste different?

Thai iced coffee is made using coffee beans that are of a strong and dark roast to give it a bold flavor with the ever-great coffee kick that most people look for in coffee. In the traditional recipes for Thai iced coffee, they serve the coffee black, and they only use sugar to sweeten the drink.

Does Starbucks have Thai iced coffee?

Thai Cold Brew Inspired by the world-renowned Thai iced coffee, this time Starbucks gives a little twist by using cold brew coffee as its base ingredient plus a mixture of milk, giving it a softer and creamy flavor. Let’s #GreetWithACup!

Why is Thai iced coffee so sweet?

To balance the spice and the strong smell of roasted coffee beans both, condensed and evaporated milk are added which gives off a sweet smell and taste to the coffee. Moreover, some say almond extract or milk is also added to this drink which subsided the hot taste and makes your Thai coffee creamy and sweet.

What is Thai iced coffee made of?

Thai iced coffee is a beverage you can find on just about any street corner in Thailand (it’s basically the local version of Starbucks). There are three ingredients that make it unique: coffee, condensed milk, and some kind of flavoring.