Homemade Suman Recipe

This is your basic kakanin recipe.

IMAGE Riell Santos

The suman may be the most basic kakanin recipe to learn and that's what makes it easy to make at home! The hardest part of this is cooking the sticky rice and not panicking that you've added too much liquid. You just need to have faith that the rice will absorb the is what's going to make this extremely delicious when it's all done. 

What is suman? 

Suman is a Filipino kakanin or steamed rice. It's made with glutinous rice, also called malagkit, and simmered in coconut cream or kakang gata with sugar, salt, and sometimes a little dayap zest for extra aroma. It's commonly served as is with sugar to dip into or coconut jam or cocojam drizzled on top or served on the side. 

It's easy to make at home if you follow the step-by-step instructions in this video: 

 

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Prep Time
30 mins 
Cooking Time
1 hr 
Ready In
9 hrs 30 mins 
Yield
6
Cuisine
Filipino
Cooking Method
Steam

Homemade Suman Ingredients

How to make Homemade Suman

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