Pinoy Puto Bumbong Recipe

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This is a very common Christmas season deilcacy in the Philippines.

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  1. Mix the yam powder and rice flour in a mixing bowl.
  2. Pour water, a little at a time, while mixing. Continue mixing it until it becomes stiff yet course enough feel.
  3. Fill each bamboo tube (bumbong) with just enough glutinous rice and put them into the steamer. See to it that the steamer contains boiling water.
  4. Steam rice flour in the bamboo tubes for 10 minutes.
  5. Once cooked, shake out the contents of each bamboo tube or remove the cooked glutinous rice from the bumbong with the help of a knife.
  6. Spread butter on the puto bumbong and place a small piece of panutsa (sugar cane sweets) or use mascuvado sugar healthwise
  7. Add a small amount of grated coconut before serving.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Recipe %DV
Recipe Size 874g
Calories 798  
Calories from Fat 581 73%
Total Fat 69.39g 87%
Saturated Fat 61.4g 246%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 66mg 3%
Potassium 1005mg 29%
Total Carbs 48.69g 13%
Dietary Fiber 20.5g 68%
Sugars 22.1g 15%
Protein 7.7g 12%
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