Thai sweet sticky rice with mango (Khao neeo mamuang)

Thai sweet sticky rice with mango (Khao neeo mamuang)


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About this recipe: This wonderful and authentic-tasting Thai dessert is as good, if not better, than any sweet sticky rice with Mango available in Thai restaurants.


Serves: 4 

  • 300g uncooked short-grain white rice
  • 475ml water
  • 350ml coconut milk
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 125ml coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon tapioca starch or cornflour
  • 3 mangos, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

  1. Combine the rice and water in a saucepan; bring to the boil; cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer until water is absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. While the rice cooks, mix together 350ml coconut milk, 200g sugar and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a saucepan over medium heat; bring to the boil; remove from heat and set aside. Stir the cooked rice into the coconut milk mixture; cover. Allow to cool for 1 hour.
  3. Make a sauce by mixing together 125ml coconut milk, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt and the tapioca starch in a saucepan; bring to the boil.
  4. Place the sticky rice on a serving dish. Arrange the mangos on top of the rice. Pour the sauce over the mangos and rice. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

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Reviews (2)


Amazing . Very tasty - 27 Apr 2015


This was really nice (although I wasn't crazy about the sesame seeds) and everybody asked for second helpings - will be making this again! - 05 Apr 2012

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