Mango Sticky Rice

// Mango Sticky Rice

Prep Time

5 mins

Cook Time

20-22 mins

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This traditional Thai dessert combines the warmth of coconut-infused glutinous rice with sweet, juicy mangoes. We've streamlined the traditional recipe, eliminating the need for a stovetop. When selecting mangoes, opting for Ataulfo or honey mangoes is key, as they offer the perfect blend of sweetness and tartness. If these aren't accessible, any ripe mango will suffice. Keep in mind that during cooking, some starchy water may seep around the knob, but this is expected due to rice's inherent starchiness.

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The Medium Deep Dish

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The Medium Deep Dish


  • ½cup (100g) glutinous or sweet rice
  • ¾ cup (240ml) water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ cup (120ml) full-fat coconut milk
  • 1 ripe mango, peeled and sliced
  • Sweetened condensed milk, for serving (optional)


  1. Rinse the rice under cold running water until the water runs clear. Add the rice to the Anyday Deep Dish with water, sugar, and salt, stirring to combine. Cover with lid (knob lifted).
  2. Cook in the microwave for Power Level 5tooltip for 20 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed and the rice is tender. Note that some starchy water might rise up in the knob area during cooking — that is to be expected.
  3. Stir in the coconut milk, cover the rice with the lid, and allow it to soak in for about 10-15 minutes.
  4. Portion the rice and top with fresh mangoes. Drizzle with sweetened condensed milk, to taste.

Serving suggestions & tips

  • Sprinkle some toasted sesame seeds for texture.
  • Drizzle some salted caramel or sweetened condensed milk for extra sweetness.
  • Use pineapple, papaya, or even strawberries if mangoes are not available.

Recipe notes

  • Some starchy water may seep up around the knob, while cooking but this is expected due to rice's inherent starchiness.
  • For the best results, the rice should be still warm when served to contrast the freshness of the mangoes.
  • Microwave ovens vary, even with the same wattages. Adjust cooking times as needed.