Khaw Niaw Mamuang (sticky rice & mango)

If you like coconut milk and mango. You'll love this simple Thai dessert.


Tricia Simpson

11/22/20221 min read

Khaw Niaw Mamuang (sticky rice & mango)


  • 1 can coconut milk

  • 3 tbsp sugar

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 2-3 ripe mangos

  • 1 cup water

  • 3/4 cup sticky (glutinous) rice

  1. Stir rice and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Let it sit for 5 minutes.

  2. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and microwave on high for 4 minutes. Stir and recover. Microwave for another 4 minutes.

  3. Peel mangos and slice into wedges while the rice cooks.

  4. Warm up the coconut milk with the sugar and salt.

  5. Split the sticky rice into 3-4 bowls.

  6. Arrange mango slices on top.

  7. Pour on the warm milk.

|| Prep 5min.|| Cook 10 min.|| Total 15 min.||

||Servings 4|| Cost $0.93 per serving ||

We use this for both dinner and dessert. If you haven't tried this dish but love mangos and coconut milk, I'm guessing you'll love this recipe. You will find this recipe and more in my first culinary cozy, Death of a Lonely Bachelor.