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Nutty Palitaw

Nutty Palitaw Recipe

Nutty Palitaw Recipe is a twist to the classic Filipino rice cake dish Palitaw. Roasted nuts were used instead of shredded coconut and coconut sugar instead of white sugar.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Filipino


  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 1/2 cups Glutinous Rice Flour
  • 4 cups Water for Boiling
  • 1 cup Ground Roasted Nuts
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Roasted Sesame Seeds


  • Combine water and glutinous rice flour. Mix until you get a dough with clay - like consistency.
  • Divide the dough into 10 parts and roll into balls.
  • Flatten each ball into 4 inch wide circular dough.
  • Boil water and drop the flatten dough. Do not over crowd the palitaw dough.
  • Scoop out the palitaw once the dough float onto the surface of the water.
  • Transfer the palitaw onto a wire rack to remove excess water.
  • Combine nuts, coconut sugar and roasted sesame seeds.
  • Drench the palitaw into the nut mixture and serve.
Keyword Palitaw Recipe