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Coconut Rice Pudding with Mango

Coconut Rice Pudding with Mango

Coconut Rice Pudding with Mango

This super-comforting rice pudding is vegan-friendly and is the perfect summer dessert to take advantage of mango season. Allow plenty of time to achieve a super-creamy pudding and stir well to ensure the rice doesn’t stick to the pan. This pudding can also be served warm in the cooler weather.

Serves: 2




  • 400mL coconut milk
  • ¾ cup Arborio rice
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • Pinch salt
  • 1–2 tbsp raw sugar or maple syrup
  • 1 mango, diced
  • ¼ cup shredded coconut
  1. Combine coconut milk and rice in small saucepan and cook over medium heat. Gently bring to boil, stirring frequently, then reduce to simmer.
  2. Add vanilla essence, salt and sugar or maple syrup and continue to cook gently for 30 mins. Stir well to prevent rice sticking to pan. Add water if mixture gets too dry.
  3. The pudding is ready when rice has creamy consistency and all water has been absorbed.
  4. Remove from heat and allow to cool, then chill in fridge until set.
  5. Top with mango and toasted coconut flakes.


Lisa Holmen

Lisa Holmen is a food and travel writer, recipe developer and photographer. Her blog, Lisa Eats World, is one of the leading food and travel blogs in Australia, featuring healthy recipes, restaurant reviews and food-inspired travel guides. Lisa divides her time between the bustle of Melbourne and her new home on the Mornington Peninsula where she loves meeting local producers, visiting wineries, soaking up the coastal lifestyle and adopting a “slower” approach to living.
An advocate of sustainable and ethical foods, Lisa is particularly passionate about healthy, organic and wholesome foods and cooking from scratch. She believes in simplicity in the kitchen and loves trying new recipes, drawing inspiration from her travel adventures and her heritage. Although she’s not a vegetarian, Lisa has an appreciation for plant-based cooking and wholefoods and tries to cook vegetarian at home wherever possible.