Pumpkin sticky rice balls in coconut milk known in Thailand as Bua Loy, is a dessert that is simple to make and a perfect way to use up pumpkin after Thanksgiving. Great bua loy is chewy yet soft with sweet coconut sauce that’s not overly sweet.
In Thailand, there are many flavors and colors of bua loy. The popular ones are pandan, pumpkin, taro and blue pea flower. Besides the different colors, you can crack and poach an egg in the coconut milk. This type of bua loy is called bua loy kai waan.