Craving for some authentic and delicious Thai food? Khao Hom by Rung Mama is a place you definitely have to check out! Experience a taste of Thailand right here in Singapore! Tucked away at Djitsun Mall in the heartlands of Ang Mo Kio lies this hidden gem! Serving up a plethora of authentic and scrumptious Thai dishes, let’s have a look at some of their best-sellers!
Authentic Thai Restaurant At AMK
Khao Hom is a pretty new restaurant in Ang Mo Kio, having only opened in December 2020. Their recipes originated from the owner’s mum, Rung Mama, a Thai lady who moved to Singapore in the 1980s! WIth the authentic recipes and a former chef from banyan tree restaurant under their belt, you’re guaranteed an amazing and authentic dining experience at Khao Hom!
10 Best-Seller Dishes To Enjoy
Thai Crispy & Fluffy Omelette
For the omelette ($8), it is your typical Thai omelette dish but executed to perfection! The egg is fried to perfection, giving it beautiful crispy edges while still being fluffy in the middle. Every bite is a burst of that amazing egg flavour that keeps you coming back for more! Definitely a good sharing dish to order!
Tom Yum Seafood
For the Tom Yum Seafood ($12), it is guaranteed to satisfy all you tom yum fans! The soup base takes at least two hours to boil and the fresh herbs used come all the way from Thailand! The soup has a fragrant aroma, with a robust tom yum flavour that’ll make you want more with every sip! For the regular seafood portion, it feeds up to two pax and comes packed with ingredients! You can definitely taste the freshness of the seafood in this dish. The squid has a good texture and the prawns are seriously huge and have a pleasant bite to them. A must-try for all you tum yum lovers!
Grilled Pork with Homemade Sauce
For the grilled pork ($12), also known as Moo Yang, pork collar is marinated for 36 hours, giving you one flavourful slice of pork! Seriously tender as well, the accompanying sweet sauce helps to lift the dish by adding another dimension of flavour! The homemade sauce helps to balance out the savouriness of the pork, giving you harmonious flavours with every bite!
Grilled Moo Ping
The Grilled Moo Ping ($10) is one of Khao Hom’s best sellers and there is certainly no doubt about it! Marinated for over 24 hours, every bite gives you a burst of flavours with a pleasant hint of sweetness! Grilled to perfection, the pork is juicy and tender with the charred bits making it reminiscent of bak kwa. Adding a nice touch of crispiness and smokiness, the charred bits definitely makes this dish simply irresistible! A best-seller dish indeed!
Chunky Crab Meat Omelette Roll
For the Chunky Crab Meat Omelette Roll ($30), it features chunks of jumbo crab meat wrapped in a thick egg roll, almost resembling a burrito! The omelette is pretty thick, giving it a pleasant chewy texture. Additionally,it has a very strong eggy taste with a subtle hint of wok hei. As for the crab meat, it adds a beautiful sweetness to the dish, blending perfectly with the savouriness of the egg. Think of it as a delectable atas omelette! Be sure to have some of their chilli for an added shiokness! Similar in taste to fish sauce, it helps to elevate the dish with its spice and tang and continues to linger, making you want more!
Crab Meat Fried Rice
Khao Hom’s Crab Meat Fried Rice ($10) certainly elevates your standard fried rice to another level! Interestingly, the fried rice served is like your Chinese-style yang zhou fried rice which is unexpected, considering you’re at a Thai restaurant! Topped with chunks of beautiful fresh crab, it adds another dimension of texture, with its sweetness pairing perfectly with the savouriness of the fried rice.
Pineapple Fried Rice
The Pineapple Fried Rice ($8) is flavourful and fragrant, with the raisins and pineapple adding a nice touch of sweetness. Have it with the pork floss for extra flavour and texture! Definitely a good option if you need some carbs to go with your meal!
Pad Thai with Seafood
No Thai meal is complete without some Pad Thai! The Pad Thai with Seafood ($9) at Khao Hom’s is slightly more sour than your usual pad thai making it really unique! Besides having a nice touch of tanginess, the rest of the flavours are well balanced making it one tasty pad thai! Served with fresh seafood, each ingredient adds another layer of texture and flavour, making every bite a surprise!
Mango Sticky Rice
A classic Thai dessert, Khao Hom’s Mango Sticky Rice ($7) seriously stands out from the rest! For most places, the mango served is either sweet or sour but for Khao Hom’s, their mango is sweet and has a touch of sourness at the end making it really unique! Their sticky rice has a good texture, with the coconut cream adding creaminess and extra sweetness to the dish. Pair everything together and you have one seriously delectable treat!
Another delicious dessert from Khao Hom, their Red Ruby ($5) is perfect for those with sweet tooths! The red rubies are made with fresh chestnuts every morning, followed by wrapping it in tapioca. What you get is a chewy and crunchy delight that gives you one satisfying bite! Topped with their homemade coconut sauce, it adds an incredible layer of sweetness and has a taste similar to that of bandung! Be sure to pair the red ruby with the coconut cream and shave ice for the ultimate sweet treat! Definitely a must-try dessert!
Hurry Down To Khao Hom Today!
If you prefer having these scrumptious dishes from the comfort of your home, Khao Hom also offers delivery! Simply Whatsapp 96261913 to order! Do note for delivery from Mon to Thurs, a minimum of $60 is required to be eligible for free delivery. From Fri to Sun, it’ll be a minimum of $60 plus $8 delivery fee or free delivery with orders above $100. Additionally, a minimum order of $100 plus $8 delivery is applicable on the Eve/PH Peak Period (CBD surcharge of extra $2 excluding promo items).
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Address: 5 Ang Mo Kio Central 2, Djitsun Mall, #01-06, 569663
Operating Hours: Mon to Thurs, 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Fri to Sun (PH and Eve PH), 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
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