Filipino Native Food · Kakanin

Kuchinta (Cassava Flour)

Kuchinta (Cassava Flour)

Can you make Kutchinta using Cassava Flour? Aside from using cassava flour in my fried chicken breading. Yes definitely, you can use it for making Kutchinta or kakanin for business or desserts for your family. You may search it here in our website by just typing the ingredients in the search box and all the recipes made with cassava flour will be listed.

70 pcs. (Medium size molder)

Kuchinta (Cassava Flour)


  • 1/4 kilo cassava flour
  • 1/4 kilo all purpose flour
  • 1/4 kilo segunda sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lihiya
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 5 cups of water
  • orange food color/annatto powder
  • (If using atsuete or annatto, dilute it first in water, just take ½ cup water from the 5 cups water in the ingredients list above)


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine all the dry ingredients.
  2. Add the water and annatto or food coloring.
  3. Mix thoroughly, strain mixture to remove lumps.
  4. Pour into oiled or greased moulds, about ¾ full only.
  5. Steam for 10 minutes and don’t forget to cover your steamer with cloth to avoid water drippings.
  6. Once cooked, let it cool before removing from the moulds.
  7. Served with grated cheese or coconut. Enjoy!