[Quick & Easy] Yummy Pichi-Pichi Recipe

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Pichi-Pichi Ingredients:

  • 1 – 1/2 cups grated cassava
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 bundle of pandan leaves, boiled in 2 cups water until reduced to one cup, and cooled (alternate: canned pandan concentrate or a few drops of pandan essence in a cup of warm water)
  • 1/2 tsp lye water (lihiya)
  • grated coconut (for topping)
  • food coloring (optional)

 

How To Cook Pichi-Pichi:

  1. Mix the sugar and the pandan flavored water and mix until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Mix in the cassava and then add the lye water, drop by drop, with continuous mixing.
  3. Pour into a mold or bowl that fits your bamboo steamer.
  4. Steam until the mixture becomes translucent.
  5. While still hot, scoop out the cooked mixture (use ice cream scoop or a tablespoon the same size as the scoop) then roll into grated coconut.

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