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Filipino Pichi-Pichi recipe for fiestas

The Pichi-Pichi Recipe is said originated from the province of Quezon, Philippines and is a permanent part of their menu whenever there are festivities especially during town fiestas and the ever famous Pahiyas festival.
Course Snack
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Pichi-Pichi
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 20 people
Calories 79kcal
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $5


  • 2 cups grated cassava
  • 1 cup sugar
  • cups water
  • 2 tsp baking soda solution

coating and topping

  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 1 cup grated cheese


  • In a bowl, put all the ingredients together and mix thoroughly.
  • Fill individual cup molds about three-quarter full or a bit more but leave some space because it can rise a bit while steaming.
  • Arrange the filled molds in a steamer and steam for about 40-60 minutes or until they become translucent.
  • Let them cool down completely so it is easier to remove from the molds, or place them in the fridge to shorten the cooling time.
  • Roll each Pichi Pichi in grated coconut or grated cheese.


Calories: 79kcal