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5 from 3 votes

Palitaw Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 cups glutinous rice flour
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup sesame seeds roasted
  • 1 cup grated coconut


  • Combine glutinous rice flour with water and mix until a dough is formed.
  • Scoop about 2 tablespoons of dough then mold it into a ball-shaped figure.
  • Flatten the ball-shaped dough using the palm of your hands.
  • Boil water in a cooking pot then put-in the flattened dough.
  • When the flattened dough starts to float, remove them from the pot and set it aside allowing water to drip.
  • Combine sugar and roasted sesame seeds then mix well.
  • Roll the rice cake in grated coconut then in the sugar-sesame seed mixture.
  • Arrange in a serving plate then serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g