Peanut Tikoy Roll is a Filipino Chinese rice cake prepared with sweetened steamed glutinous rice filled with peanut butter and coated with ground peanuts.
Tikoy Rolls is a sticky rice cake popular in the Philippines, especially in locations where there are Filipino Chinese communities. It is nearly similar to mochi where it is made with glutinous rice flour mixed with water and sugar then steamed but instead of a spherical shape, tikoy rolls as the name suggests are usually cylindrical, both are sweet and can filled with different ingredients like red bean or peanut to name some. Usually these types of treats are served during Chinese New Year’s, while that celebration has passed by for quite some time now, there is no stopping you to make this simple treat.
Peanut Tikoy Rolls is one of the many variations of tikoy rolls, it is coated with peanuts and filled with sweet style peanut butter. If you have been into any Chinese groceries, you might have noticed this as they are available commercially but in case your Asian grocery don’t stock them, keep this recipe handy in case you want to try it, it’s quite easy to make too.