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This Pichi Pichi is very easy to make. Made only of 3 ingredients: cassava, water and sugar. This is something you can easily make for any special occasion, or simply to make for snack at home.

PICHI PICHI


  • Author: Shobelyn Dayrit
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 8 pieces 1x

Description

This Pichi Pichi is very easy to make. Made only of 3 ingredients: cassava, water and sugar. This is something you can easily make for any special occasion


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Ingredients

1 lb frozen cassava, thawed

1 cup granulated sugar (please see notes)

2 cups water

2 teaspoon buko pandan flavoring (optional)

HOW TO MAKE LYE WATER

1 cup water

1 teaspoon baking soda


Instructions

Lye water

Pour water into a small saucepan and add in the baking soda. Boil mixture for 5 minutes and let cool before adding to the ingredients.

PICHI PICHI

In a small bowl, mix cassava, water, 1 teaspoon homemade lye water, and granulated sugar. Mix until incorporated and add in 2 teaspoons of Buko Pandan flavor.

MIx until there's no white streaks.

Add about 1/4 cup of the mixture into a small mold pan

Steam for 45 minutes and let cool.

Roll in a freshly shredded coconut.


Notes

If you are not planning to add flavoring, use brown sugar.

  • Category: Filipino
  • Method: steaming

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