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Suman sa Ibos

Suman sa Ibos

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Native Delicacies
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 1 dozen


  • 4 cups malagkit rice glutinous rice
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp salt
  • 3 cups thick coconut milk
  • Buli leaves for wrapping the suman


How to cook Suman sa ibos:

  • Wash rice and soak with water until it swells. Mix with 2 cups coconut milk and salt.
  • Wrap mixture in prepared buli leaves (do not fill them up completely).
  • Place suman in large container.
  • Fill with water and remaining 1 cup coconut milk until suman is completely immersed.
  • Let boil until suman is cooked. Served with sugar and ripe mangoes.