Sticky Rice (Glutinous Rice / Kow Neyo)

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Total Time
1hr 10mins
15 mins
55 mins

This recipe describes the way to prepare the sticky rice you eat with your hand in a Thai restaurant. The sticky rice is actually a short-grain glutinous rice. It can be eaten with almost anything from eggs, meat, vegetables to soup. The Thais also used it in desserts and cakes.

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  1. Soak rice overnight in cold water, or for 15 minutes in boiling water if short of time.
  2. Drain the rice, rinse and spread out on a wet cloth inside a steamer.
  3. Cook over boiling water for 40 minutes, until rice is tender.