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Thai Mango Sticky Rice Dessert

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Asian, Thai
Keyword: black sweet rice, khao niaow ma muang, summer dessert, thai mango rice dessert
Servings: 4


  • Rice Cooker


  • 1 cup black rice
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • cup granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 2 tsp water
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seed


  • Soak black rice overnight.
  • Rinse rice the next day. Place the rice in a rice cooker and add 2 ¼ water; then cook.
  • Once the rice is done, prepare the coconut sauce.
  • Ina sauce pan, mix coconut milk, salt and sugar. Simmer until the sugar dissolves.
  • Pour about half of the coconut sauce in with the cooked rice and mix. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  • Using a small bowl mix the cornstarch with 2 tsp of water. Add this thickening agent to the coconut sauce and simmer until thick looking.
  • Scoop and place rice on a plate then drizzle the thickened sauce over the rice. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.