Filipino Native Food · Kakanin

Kuchinta (Cassava Flour)

Kuchinta (Cassava Flour)

Kuchinta (Cassava Flour)

70 pcs. (Medium size molder)

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 annatto water, dilute it first in water, just take ½ cup water from the 5 cups water in the ingredients list above)

In a mixing bowl, combine all the dry ingredients.

Add the water and annatto or food coloring.
Mix thoroughly, strain mixture to remove lumps.

Pour into oiled or greased moulds, about ¾ full only.

Steam for 10 minutes and don’t forget to cover your steamer with cloth to avoid water drippings.

Once cooked, let it cool before removing from the moulds.
Served with grated cheese or coconut. Enjoy!