Thai-Style Sticky Rice (Khao Niaw)

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated July/August 2017

This sticky rice ably soaks up the assertive flavors of any sauce and delivers satisfying chew.

SERVES4

TIME1 hour, plus 4 hours soaking

Thai-Style Sticky Rice (Khao Niaw)

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

The traditional vessel for steaming Thai sticky rice (which is made from glutinous rice) is a bamboo basket set over an hourglass-shaped aluminum pot, which allows the rice to steam on all sides. We mimicked that setup with a cheesecloth-li...

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