Recipe for the king of tropical fruit

Durian Sticky Rice

Durian Sticky Rice Frozen Durian Recipe


For the sweet sticky rice
3 cups sticky rice (Make sure you buy "sticky" rice or glutinous rice rather than
normal long grain or jasmine rice.)
2 cups coconut milk
1 cup sugar
1-2 tsp salt, to taste

For the durian and coconut milk sauce.

1 package of frozen durian thawed
2 cups coconut milk
1/2 cup palm sugar, chopped
1/2-1 tsp of salt

Soak the uncooked rice for at least three hours before cooking.  Put the rice in a large bowl and cover with water up to about two inches over the rice.

use a rice steamer to cook until nearly done but not completely cooked.

While the rice is steaming, heat the coconut milk in a medium pot.  Add the sugar
and salt and bring to a simmer until the sugar is completely dissolved.  Taste the mixture. The sweetened coconut milk should be a
little sweeter than what you want your finished sticky rice to be. You
should also be able to taste the salt. Add more salt
if needed. Keep this mixture heated, it must be hot when the rice is

When the rice is ready, add it to the pot with coconut milk.  Stir gently to mix well.  Cover and let rest for 15 minutes so the rice completely absorb the coconut milk before

In a medium pot, bring the coconut milk, salt and the palm sugar to a simmer.  Stir until the sugar is completely dissolved.  Add the durian flesh to the pot and stir gently.  Bring the pot back to a simmer.  Check the seasoning, you may need a bit more sugar or a bit more salt.  Once done, remove from heat.

To serve, put a bit of the sweet sticky rice into a small bowl.  Spoon some of the durian and coconut milk sauce over to sticky rice and serve.