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Harumanis Sticky Rice

Harumanis sticky rice is a traditional dessert that is both sweet and savory. It's made with sticky rice, coconut milk, and ripe mangoes, and it's a perfect way to enjoy the delicious flavor of fresh mangoes.

In this blog post, we'll provide you with a simple and easy-to-follow recipe for making mango sticky rice at home. Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of glutinous rice

  • 1 can of coconut milk

  • 1/2 cup of sugar

  • 1/2 tsp of salt

  • 2 ripe mangoes, peeled and sliced

  • Sesame seeds (optional)


  1. Rinse the sticky rice in cold water until the water runs clear.

  2. Soak the rice in water for at least 30 minutes or up to 2 hours.

  3. Drain the rice and transfer it to a pot with 1 1/2 cups of water.

  4. Bring the rice to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for about 20 minutes or until the water is absorbed and the rice is cooked.

  5. In a separate pot, heat the coconut milk, sugar, and salt over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved.

  6. Add the cooked rice to the coconut milk mixture and stir well to combine.

  7. Let the rice simmer for an additional 10 minutes or until the coconut milk is fully absorbed and the rice is sticky and tender.

  8. Remove the pot from heat and let it cool for a few minutes.

  9. To serve, place a scoop of the sticky rice in a bowl or plate and top it with sliced mangoes.

  10. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top of the mangoes, if desired.

  11. Serve warm or chilled.


  • Be sure to use glutinous rice, also known as sticky rice, for this recipe.

  • If you don't have access to fresh mangoes, you can use canned mangoes or substitute with other fruits like strawberries or bananas.

  • To enhance the flavor of the sticky rice, you can also add a pandan leaf or two to the rice while it's cooking.

In conclusion, harumanis sticky rice is a delicious and easy-to-make dessert that's perfect for any occasion. This traditional dish combines the sweetness of ripe mangoes with the creaminess of coconut milk and the chewiness of sticky rice to create a unique and satisfying flavour. Give this recipe a try and enjoy the delicious taste of homemade harumanis sticky rice!

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