Top 10 Kakanin Recipes

Pichi Pichi Recipe


  • 1 – 1/2 cups grated cassava
  • food coloring optional
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 bundle of pandan leaves boiled in 2 cups water until reduced to one cup, and cooled ( or canned pandan concentrate, or a few drops ofpandan essence in a cup of warm water)
  • 1/2 tsp lye water lihiya
  • grated coconut for topping
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  • Mix the sugar and the pandan flavored water and mix until sugar is dissolved. mix in the cassava and then add the lye water drop by drop mixing well as you do so.
  • Pour into a mold or bowl that fits your bamboo steamer. steam until the mixture becomes translucent.
  • While still hot scoop out the cooked mixture (use ice cream scoop or a tablespoon the same size as the scoop) and roll into grated coconut.



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  1. A bit confusing po.
    Kalamay po yung nasa picture and recipe title, pero yung recipe po ay parang bibingkang malagkit..

  2. Im confused also. Actually its kalamay the pic. But the recipe is same like biko. Because biko is glutinous grains. While kalamay is paste like texture.

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