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Puto Bumbong Recipe

Puto bumbong

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Puto bumbong is one of the many puto variants in the Philippines. Puto is a steamed rice cake that is traditionally made from slightly fermented rice dough. Bumbong, on the other hand, is a bamboo tube. Puto bumbong is a rice cake steamed in a bamboo tube and that is why it is called “Puto Bumbong”. Its main ingredient is the sticky rice called pirurutong  which is deep purple to almost black in color.

Scale

Ingredients

For toppings

Equipment

puto bumbong steamer (lansungan), food processor or blender (optional)

Instructions

Notes

Grinding the rice grains is optional. You can cook it even without grinding.

Nutrition

Keywords: sticky rice cake, black rice, glutinous rice, Filipino dessert, holiday treats, Christmas dishes, traditional, steamed rice cake