Thai Mango Sticky Rice – a must-try dessert in Thailand

When you are in Thailand – the famous country of a very unique food culture, the most popular dessert you should try is Thai Mango Sticky Rice; also referred to Khao Niaow Ma Muang.

Thai-Sweet-Sticky-Rice-with-Mango
Thai-Sweet-Sticky-Rice-with-Mango

Thailand is well-known as a high quality rice exporter in the world. Especially it is famous for tropical mango, which is fragrant and sweet with a nice slight yellow. The Thai Mango Sticky Rice is a perfect combination of the two best ingredients. Therefore, it is unsurprisingly the most favorite dessert of not only foreigners but also the locals in Thailand.

 

Thailand's premier tropical fruit – a main ingredient of the Khao Niaow Ma Muang
Thailand’s premier tropical fruit – a main ingredient of the Khao Niaow Ma Muang

Khao Niaow Ma Muang is one of the most popular sticky rice with foreign travelers when in Thailand tours. The dish is irresistible thanks to the greasy sticky rice, served with slices of Thai fragrant mango. Glutinous rice is cooked with two other ingredients, coconut water and black beans; thus it has a unique flavor that is very hard to find in other kinds of sticky rice.

 

Irresistible greasy sticky rice served with slices of Thai fragrant mango
Irresistible greasy sticky rice served with slices of Thai fragrant mango

You can see Thai Mango Sticky Rice throughout the streets of Thailand so you can easily find yourself a good place to enjoy the dish. However, Pattaya is still the most famous destination with the most delicious Khao Niaow Ma Muang according to the Thai locals. When come to this city, you may be initially a little bit surprised as there are arrays of shops selling Thai Mango Sticky Rice. Signboards are in many languages such as Thai, Chinese, Russian and even Vietnamese. Each package costs 50 baht.

 

Pattaya – the best place to enjoy the Thai Mango Sticky Rice Pudding
Pattaya – the best place to enjoy the Thai Mango Sticky Rice Pudding

Mango sticky rice can be considered as a full convergence of colors, characterized flavors of Thai cuisine. If you have a chance to Pattaya Thailand in your Indochina tours, do not forget to taste this delicious dessert!

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The Indochina Voyages team

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