How to Cook Sticky Rice - The Easy Way to Sweet Sticky Rice

How to make sweet sticky rice without a microwave and in your kitchen with ease. This simple Thai sweet sticky rice recipe is ideal for serving with mango and other tropical fruits for a sweet, spicy dessert. Plus, this is also a low-fat, vegan, paleo dessert, for a delicious, paleo, low-calorie, paleo dessert with loads of flavor! The secret lies in the sweet sticky rice milk which is used to thicken the rice. You do not need to use a microwave to cook the noodles as they can be left in the pot to soak for up to 2 hours.

This Thai sweet rice recipe uses Thai sweet custard which is a luscious cream-like sauce that adds rich, creamy flavor to the dish. You can use it sparingly to draw out the flavor, or you can puree it with some chunks of coconut meat. The noodles themselves are a nutritious, slightly sweet, and slightly sour combination of long-grain brown rice, udon, and mung beans. It is made from brown basmati noodles which are typically used in Thai cooking.

As a thick, spongy pudding-like consistency, the Thai sweet sticky rice has a firm but moist consistency. The noodles are a bit more firm than the regular short-grain ones. Because of their thicker texture, they end up having a somewhat meaty taste. However, if you can refrain from adding too much soy sauce or seasonings, you will have a perfectly edible, tasty dish. Just add enough sweet almond sauce or sesame oil for the thickness, and you are good to go. 

The next step in how to cook sticky rice is to get the milk boiling. Bring the water to a boil and pour in the reserved cooking coconut milk. stir to combine. When it starts to foam, you can switch to using a standard-sized frying pan or wok and heat it up until the liquid begins to evaporate. Then you can transfer it to your serving dish and place the sweet, fragrant rice into the steamer.

Add some sliced green mango chunks into the steamer. Allow them to be submerged for at least 2 minutes so that the scent is permeated through the entire dish. After the time is up, strain the mixture and place it in your blender. Use the high-pressure setting to puree it until it reaches its desired consistency. You may need to add a little more milk if you want the mango flavor to fully integrate into the sweet coconut sauce. You will find that once you blend it all down, it is delicious and nutritious. Check out this post: that has expounded on the topic.

You will love how your body benefits from this tasty dish. Not only is sweet coconut sauce good for you but it is also very simple to make. You won't spend much of your time in the kitchen because there is no chopping or boiling involved. If you are a total home chef and love to whip up quick nutritious recipes, this is the one for you! A few basic cooking skills go along way in the kitchen and with this easy-to-follow steaming method, you can produce one of the most delectable dishes with any other ingredients that you like such as cheese, meat, vegetables, and even fruit!

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