Thai Sweet Sticky Rice With Mango (Khao Neeo Mamuang)


This mango sticky rice is a wonderful and authentic-tasting Thai dessert that's as good, if not better, than what you find in many Thai restaurants.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
3 cups


  • 2 cups water

  • 1 ½ cups uncooked short-grain white rice

  • 1 ½ cups coconut milk, divided

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ¾ teaspoon salt, divided

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon tapioca starch

  • 3 mangos, peeled and sliced

  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds


  1. Combine water and rice in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat to low. Simmer until water is absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.

  2. While the rice cooks, combine 1 1/2 cups coconut milk, 1 cup sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in another saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat; remove from the heat and set aside.

  3. Stir cooked rice into coconut milk mixture. Cover and allow to cool for 1 hour.

  4. Make a sauce by combining 1/2 cup coconut milk, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and tapioca starch in another saucepan; bring to a boil.

  5. Place coconut rice on a serving dish and arrange mangos on top. Pour sauce over mangos and rice. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

817 Calories
26g Fat
144g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 817
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 22g 109%
Sodium 458mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 144g 52%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 76g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 44mg 221%
Calcium 65mg 5%
Iron 8mg 42%
Potassium 561mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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