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Tikoy Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 3 cups glutinous rice flour
  • 1 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons roasted sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup dates pitted and chopped


  • Combine water and brown sugar then mix well
  • Combine glutinous rice flour with the water and brown sugar mixture then mix thoroughly.
  • Add the pitted chopped dates then mix until every ingredient is well distributed.
  • Grease a round cake pan and transfer the glutinous rice flour mixture then sprinkle the sesame seeds on top.
  • Steam for 45 minutes. Make sure to cover the top part with cheesecloth to avoid water drippings.
  • Remove the tikoy from the cake pan and transfer to a wax paper or cling wrap then refrigerate for at least 5 hours. Take the tikoy out of the refrigerator. Cook using your desired method.It can be re-steamed, microwaved, or fried after dipping in beaten egg mixture.


Serving: 6g