Filipino Style Recipe: Palitaw or sticky rice dumplings is another popular Filipino delicacy. Palitaw is came from Filipino word “litaw” which means to float. This delicacy is made of mixing rice flour with water until dough is formed. Divided into small flatten patty then cook into the pot with boiling water until they float which meant they were done. Coated the palitaw with grated coconut then sprinkle with sugar and toasted sesame seed.
Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 40-50 minutes
2 cups glutinous rice flour
1 cup water
1 cups grated coconut
sugar-sesame seed mixture(combine 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 cup toasted sesame seed)
1. In a bowl, combine rice flour and water. Mix well until smooth dough is formed.
2. Scoop 2 tablespoons of dough then roll into a ball and flatten into a patty.
3. Repeat until all the mixture are consumed.
1. In a pot, boil water then drop the flatten dough.
2. Cook until they float then remove from the pot and drain.
3. Roll in grated coconut then transfer to serving plate.
4. Sprinkle with sugar-sesame seed mixture then serve.