Mango sticky rice

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in
Jackfruit and Blue Ginger

By Sasha Gill

Published 2019

  • About

Remember what I said about tom yum being my favourite Thai dish? Well, this is my favourite Thai dessert. Slippery slices of fresh mango and creamy glutinous rice, flooded with a salty coconut sauce reminiscent of salted caramel. If you’ve never had this before, sit tight. You’re in for a treat!


  • 1 cup (200 g) sticky rice, soaked in water for 2 hours or overnight
  • 1 cup (


Prepare a steamer basket by lining it with muslin cloth and setting it over a saucepan of boiling water. Drain the sticky rice and place it in the steamer basket, bringing the sides of the cloth over the rice to wrap it completely. Cover and steam for 10–15 minutes, until the rice is cooked through – it should still by slightly gummy.

While the rice steams, put the coconut milk and suga