• cups glutinous rice, soaked overnight
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup young coconut, shredded into strips
  • banana leaves, passed through flames to wilt


  1. Grind the rice until fine.
  2. Transfer the ground rice to a cheese cloth. Tie the end of the cheese cloth. Press to remove excess water.
  3. Place the ground rice on a tray to dry a little.
  4. Add the sugar and young coconut. Mix well and water to form a soft mixture.
  5. Place 3 tablespoons of the mixture, form into a cylinder and place in banana leaves. Flatten a little before broiling over hot charcoal.
  6. The Tupig is done when the filling is brownish and chewy in consistency.

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