Pinoy Suman sa Ibos Recipe

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This is another variety of 'suman'. What I grew up with is the other type of suman but this is just as good, presented in a different packaging.

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  • 4 cups malagkit rice (glutinous rice)
  • 1 & 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 3 cups thick coconut milk
  • Buli leaves (for wrapping the suman)


  1. Wash rice and soak with water until it swells. Mix with 2 cups coconut milk and salt.
  2. Wrap mixture in prepared buli leaves (do not fill them up completely).
  3. Place suman in large container.
  4. Fill with water and remaining 1 cup coconut milk until suman is completely immersed.
  5. Let boil until suman is cooked, normally a couple of hours.
  6. Usually served with caramelized sugar and ripe mangoes


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Recipe %DV
Recipe Size 678g
Calories 1336  
Calories from Fat 1210 91%
Total Fat 144.62g 181%
Saturated Fat 128.28g 513%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 88mg 4%
Potassium 1492mg 43%
Total Carbs 19.05g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 0.0g 0%
Protein 13.7g 22%
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