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Budbud Pilipit

How to Cook Budbud Pilipit

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Native Delicacies
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 8 servings


  • 3 cups malagkit
  • glutinous rice
  • 5 cups coconut milk first extract
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Banana leaves


How to cook Budbud Pilipit:

  • Wash malagkit very well. Drain. Cook with coconut milk, salt, and sugar in a wok, stirring constantly.
  • When mixture is almost dry, stir to prevent it from sticking to bottom of wok.
  • Reduce heat, and cover mixture with banana leaves for a few minutes.
  • Wrap 2 tablespoons of cooked malagkit in wilted banana leaves.
  • Tie in pairs, and steam 30 minutes in a big pot.
  • Serve with hot chocolate or ripe mangoes.