Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Pichi pichi

Pichi Pichi
(Steamed Cassava topped with Coconut)

A traditional snack or desserts, presented at the southern part of the
Philippines. Wherein grated cassava, water, sugar mix together and steamed
 cooled, cut and rolled in grated coconut.

Ingredients :
  • 2 cups grated cassava
  • 2 cups water 
  • 1/2 tsp. of pandan flavor
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • Food color (optional)
  • Grated coconut, for garnish
Directions :
  • Mix all the ingredients together, except the grated coconut.
  • Add 1/2 tsp of pandan flavor into 2 cups of water
  • Stir until well blended and no lumps remain.
  • Pour into 2 pcs or 9 inch round pans, put a drops of food coloring (optional)
  • Steam for 45 minutes or until firm.
  • Cool and scoop using a spoon and flatten.
  • Roll each piece in grated coconut.
Cooking Tips :
  1. You can use cuchinta mold for steaming.
  2. Using fresh coconut gives a good taste, use a  grater or shredder to grate coconut.
  3. You can use pandan water or fresh pandan boiled in water.

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