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Puto Caramba

How to Make Puto Caramba

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup small shrimp
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup pinipig
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 pc onion sliced very thinly
  • 1 cup squash sliced into thin strips
  • oil for deep-frying

Dipping sauce ingredients:

  • vinegar
  • garlic
  • salt and pepper


How to make puto caramba:

  • Mix flour, cornstarch and water to make batter.
  • Add remaining ingredients except oil. Mix well. Heat oil in a skillet.
  • Deep-fry puto caramba by scooping round spoonfuls of batter mixture into skillet.
  • Cook until golden brown and crispy. Serve with vinegar, garlic, pepper and salt dip.