Pichi pichi Recipe

Pichi Pichi Recipe

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Pichi pichi is a variant of puto made from cassava coated in coconut or cheese.


  • 2 cups Grated Cassava or Cassava Flour
  • 2 cups White Sugar
  • 2 cups Pandan Water or water with ½ tsp pandan extract
  • ½ tsp Lye Water
  • 2 cups Grated Coconut or Grated Cheese


  1. In a bowl, mix the sugar and pandan water until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Mix in the cassava and then add the lye water drop by drop mixing well as you do so.
  3. Pour the batter into molds and steam for 45 minutes. It will be clear and firm once cooked. Let it cool
  4. Remove from molds and roll into grated coconut or cheese.
  5. Serve immediately.


If you want to use raw cassava watch this video to learn how.


Keywords: cassava cake, native delicacy, steamed rice cake, easy and simple, traditional