Kutsinta

Kutsinta

The Kutsinta (Cuchinta) or the Philippine brown rice cake is one of the favorite cuisine in the Philippines. It can be served as homemade or there were those who sell them in the streets. Kutsinta is often served with puto and is good with freshly grated coconut.

Directions:

In a mixing bowl, combine all the dry ingredients starting from the rice flour, all-purpose flour, and brown sugar then mix all the ingredients.

While mixing, add water gradually and continue to mix until all ingredients are completely distributed.

Add lye water and anatto water (soak the anatto seed in 3 tbsp water) then continue mixing.

Place the mixture into individual molds and steam for 40 minutes to an hour.

Serve with grated or shredder coconut on top.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 1/2 tsp lye water
  • 2 tsp anatto seeds
Serves 5
45 Minutes

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