• 1 Pack (400 grams) glutinous rice flour
  • 2 Packs (115 grams) purple yam powder
  • 2 1/2 Cups of water
  • Brown sugar
  • Banana leaves
  • Grated coconut

Puto Bumbong is a purple colored delicacy made of steamed heirloom sticky or glutinous rice inserted in a small bamboo tubes. A delicacy that is usually seen during the yuletide season.

Cooking Directions :

  1. Prepare steamer with enough water for  steaming.
  2. In a large bowl, combine purple yam powder and glutinous rice flour , Mix together until well combined.
  3. Gradually add enough water to the rice flour to make a dough. Knead until smooth.
  4. Pinch off about 2 tablespoons of the dough, using your hands make a ball and roll into a round and long shape, about 4 to 5 inches in long.
  5. Spread margarine or butter in a  heat proof plate and layered the dough, steam for 3-4 minutes or until done.
  6. Apply margarine or butter then roll in shredded coconut and serve with muscovado sugar.

Cooking Tip:

  • To avoid the dough sticking on the steaming plate, put a small amount of margarine.
Watch the  Puto Bumbong cooking video :
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