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Filipino Sunrise Pichi Pichi

easypinoyfood's picture
This recipe is a real surprise. I like the sunrise colour and the taste.
Ingredients
  Cassava 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lijia 1 Teaspoon
  Calamansi/Orange peel with 1 teaspooon water and strained to get flavor 1 Teaspoon
  Achuete powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Mama Sitas)
  Niyog 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated, desiccated or freshly grated
Directions

Remove the tip of the cassava and make a cut in the cassave skin. Using the tip of the knife remoive skin.
Grate the cassava until it becomes a smooth mass.
In a bowl, mix cassava, sugar, lime water, water, lijia and achuete powder. Mix until it form a smooth paste.
Steam the mixture until it is done.
Remove and let it cool.
Scoop out pichipichi and roll it in coconut.
Serve it over banana leaf.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Filipino
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Steamed
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Ingredient: 
Cassava
Why not try out sunrise pichi pichi that is a unique Filipino dessert made with cassava. Look at this easy step by step video that shares a recipe for sunrise pichi pichi. See the video and to make this delightful treat with a wonderful coconut coating. Include this dish in your party menu to impress your friends!

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Anonymous's picture
Did you boil the cassava? Is one cup of sugar too much for the recipe?