Sticky rice with mangoes

Sticky rice with mangoes
Sticky rice with mangoes 

Mai Busayarat can be found at the restaurant Rambutan, where she offers polished Thai food on a scuffed stretch of Oxford Street in Darlinghurst.


500g glutinous white rice

1x400g can coconut cream

300g caster sugar

1 tsp sea salt (or to taste)

4 ripe mangoes, peeled and sliced

Vanilla ice-cream, to serve


Place rice in a medium bowl, cover with hot water and set aside for 1 hour, then strain. Steam rice for 20-30 minutes until tender. Combine coconut cream, sugar and salt in a saucepan and stir over low heat until sugar dissolves. Bring to the boil and remove from heat. Place rice and coconut cream mixture in a bowl and stir to combine. Serve mango slices with sticky rice and scoops of ice-cream.