Thai Sticky Rice With Nam Pla and Coconut Milk

READY IN: 2hrs 2mins
Recipe by Debbie R.

We should just call this Happiness Rice, I think. From Bittman's, "The Best Recipes in the World."

Top Review by Sharon123

I enjoyed the rice with coconut milk. I used another recipe and actually steamed the rice in corn husks. Thanks! Made for ZWT 2013 for team Hot Stuff.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse rice. Soak it in water to cover for at least 1 hr and up to 24.
  2. Drain, then wrap in cheesecloth. Put in a steamer above boiling water. Steam for about 30 minutes until tender.
  3. Toss cooked rice with coconut milk and nam pla. Rewrap and steam (or microwave) for 5 more minutes to reheat.

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