Thai Iced Coffee

Kah-Feh Yen

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Quick & Easy Thai

By Nancie McDermott

Published 2004

  • About

Look for Thai coffee powder in one-pound cellophane-wrapped packages in Asian markets. Its peculiar but pleasing flavor comes from roasted corn and roasted sesame seeds. Thai iced coffee is served sweetened with sugar and topped off with a luxurious layer of evaporated milk or half-and-half. If you want your iced coffee black, leave off the creamy flourish and you have kah-feh dahm yen, also known by its Chinese name, o-liang. You can brew Thai coffee in a drip coffee-maker or a French pres