|Alternative names||Kluai thot|
|Course||Khanom khai nok kratha, khao mao thot, fried taro|
|Place of origin||Thailand|
|Region or state||Southeast Asia|
|Main ingredients||Bananas, rice flour, white grated coconuts, roasted white sesames, white sugar, coconut milk|
For the word kluai in Thai means "banana" and khaek literally means "guest" and is colloquialism used for Indians, Muslims or Hindus. Assumed that the reason it was called, probably because it was adapted from the recipe of those people.
At present, it can be considered as a street food that is easily found in general street stalls. Often sold with other types of snacks that have similar characteristics, such as khanom khai nok kratha, khao mao thot, fried taro, etc.
An area famous for kluai khaek in Bangkok is Nang Loeng, Pom Prap Sattru Phai District. Here, there are many kluai khaek shops. The sellers will dress with aprons different colours vary according to each shop. They will carry banana bag, walk down the street and sell to those who drive through the streets and intersections in this area. In February 2018, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has banned this type of trade. If anyone violates, it is illegal.