Try This! Coconut Sticky Rice with Mango

July 21, 2013

 

Coconut sticky rice with fresh mango is a dessert from My Delicious Blog hails from Southeast Asia.  Similar to rice pudding, this sweetened rice dessert is cooked with sugar and coconut milk.  Fresh slices of mango are served alongside to cut the richness of the rice.  

Coconut Sticky Rice with Fresh Mango

Ingredients:

1 cup of sticky rice
1 3/4 cups of water
1 can of good-quality coconut milk
2 cups of white sugar
A pinch of salt
2 teaspoons of cornstarch dissolved in 2 tablespoons of water
2 ripe mangoes, cut into bite-size pieces

Directions:

Soak the sticky rice in 1 cup water for 1 hour in a pot.

Add 3/4 cup (more) water to the rice and bring it to boil on a high heat. Reduce to low heat and cover it with a lid.

Meanwhile, make coconut sauce. Pour 3/4 cup of coconut cream into a saucepan on a medium heat. Let it simmer, add sugar and stir until it dissolves.

When the rice becomes dry (not yet cooked), pour the hot coconut sauce onto the sticky rice. Turn the heat off. Cover it with a lid for 15 minutes.

Make coconut cream. Pour 1/4 coconut cream onto a saucepan. Let it simmer then add a pinch of salt and cornstarch.

 

 

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