Bangkok Mango Sticky Rice - Famous Dish You Should Try

January 18, 2024 - 1311 views

What do you know about Thai mango sticky rice? Where to try Thai Sweet glutinous rice in Bangkok? All these questions you can find out the detailed answer about mango sticky rice in Bangkok in this article.

Thailand has become a famous tourist destination for its beautiful landscapes, beaches, and islands, and its unique cuisine with extremely rich and attractive snacks that are hard to refuse. Food in Thailand is not only delicious but also extremely diverse, from traditional dishes like Pad Thai or sour Thai hot pot to street snacks like ice cream or teas. One of them is not to mention mango sticky rice (Khao Niaow Ma Muang), a very "hot" dessert dish recently. 

"mango sticky rice" in Bangkok

"Mango sticky rice" in Bangkok 

Introduction of the sweet sticky rice with mango

Thailand is a famous country for exporting rice. For people here, the dishes made from glutinous rice play a very significant role in daily meals. But unlike other types of glutinous rice dishes used in meals, mango sticky rice is very popular, which is also known as Khao Niaow Ma Muang. 

Thai rice is famous for its delicious taste and has been exported to many countries around the world. Thai mango is also a concept that is no stranger to junk food lovers. Just like that, these two excellent ingredients are combined to create an unforgettable dish in the heart of any diners.

"mango sticky rice" in Bangkok

"Mango with black sticky rice" in Bangkok

As a country of the tropics, the fruits typical of Thailand also contributed to making the mango glutinous rice dish both fragrant and delicious. The white glutinous rice with yellow mango pieces is ripe, sweet, fresh with the taste of coconut milk, which has created a famous dish in the beautiful Golden Temple country. It also attracts so many visitors who had the opportunity to visit and enjoy this dish.

Ingredients of mango sticky rice

Khao Niaow Ma Muang is made from Thai white sticky rice, sweet ripe Thai mangoes, fragrant sticky leaves, sugar, coconut milk, and roasted sesame seeds.

How to make Thai sweet sticky rice with mango

Step 1: Make a mixture of coconut milk: First of all, put coconut milk, sugar, salt and a few fragrant sticky leaves in a pot to simmer. When the mixture is slightly thickened, turn off the heat, take out the sticky rice leaves and let cool.

Step 2: Put the water and glutinous rice in the pot to boil. When the water has boiled, stir glutinous rice to make sure sticky rice does not stick to the bottom of the pot, lower the heat to cook until rice sticky (about 30 minutes).

Step 3: Meanwhile, add coconut milk, sugar, some stalks of fragrant glutinous rice to a small pot and boil for 5 minutes.

Step 4: When the sticky rice is soft, pour the coconut milk mixture in step 3, mix well, then cover again, cook for another 10 minutes.

Step 5: Put away sticky rice with sliced ​​mango, coconut milk, sesame seeds sprinkled evenly in a plate and enjoy them together. The sweet sticky rice with mango is best when it's still warm. Delicious glutinous rice mixed with the sweetness of ripe mangoes and greasy coconut milk will satisfy anyone. Thai people usually enjoy Khao Niaow Ma Muang in April or May because this is the time when Thai mangoes are the sweetest and most delicious.

"mango sticky rice" in Bangkok

Making "mango sticky rice" in Bangkok 

Place to enjoy sweet sticky rice with mango in Bangkok

Mae Varee Sweet Sticky Rice with Mango

  • Address: Mae Varee Sweet Sticky Rice with Mango, 1 Soi Sukhumvit 55, Khwaeng Khlong Tan Nuea, Khet Watthana, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Opening hours: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm, daily.
  • How to get there: get out of Exit 3 of Thong Lo BTS Station and walk for 2 minutes.
  • Rated 4.5 stars on TripAdvisor

Mae Varee Fruit Shop is extremely famous for delicious desserts, especially sweet Khao Niaow Ma Muang. Any visitor to this shop will try the sweet ripe mango sticky rice. And this dish is also very much bought and taken away by visitors during the day.

The glutinous rice in this shop is soft, and the mango is fresh, ripe, sweet, and delicious, mixed with greasy coconut milk. Although the price of a part of sweet glutinous rice with mango in Mae Varee Fruit Shop is higher than other places selling Khao Niaow Ma Muang (about $ 4.85), the taste and quality of mango sticky rice here will never let you down.

"mango sticky rice" in Bangkok

Mae Varee Sweet Sticky Rice with Mango in Bangkok

So you have discovered all about the extremely "hot" dessert in Thailand -Khao Niaow Ma Muang. In any case, only in Thailand visitors can enjoy the full flavor of this sticky rice. Hopefully, this article will be helpful to you and you can experience many wonderful things in Bangkok.

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