Budbud Hinambid

Ingredients :

  • 1 kilo glutinous rice (malagkit)
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2 tbsp. salt
  • 1 thumb-sized ginger, extracted juice only
  • 1/2 liter coconut milk
  • 4 tablets tableya (native cocoa)
(Kitchen Conversion)

Cooking Procedures :

  1. In a pot, cook the malagkit rice along with the sugar, salt and ginger juice.
  2. When the rice mixture is half-cooked, remove and allow to cool.
  3. Melt the native cocoa. Set aside.
  4. Get half of the rice mixture and mix it with the melted cocoa.
  5. Roll this chocolate-rice mixture with the remaining cooked rice. Do not mix so as to give that distinctive white and black marks.
  6. Wrap the rice mixture in wilted banana leaves. Steam until cooked for at least 30 minutes to an hour.

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