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Ube Tikoy

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 mins
  • Category: Snack
  • Cuisine: Filipino

Description

Ube Tikoy is a type of Filipino-Chinese rice steamed rice cake called Tikoy prepared with ube flavour and macapuno strips.


Ingredients

Units Scale

Tikoy (Glutinous Rice Method)

  • 4 packed cups glutinous rice
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar (you can adjust to your liking)
  • 1/2 cup sweetened macapuno
  • 1 cup water + extra for soaking
  • 3 tsp ube flavouring

Tikoy (Glutinous Rice Flour Method)

Fried Tikoy

  • 1/2 cake tikoy / nian gao, sliced in 1 cm thick cuts
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • oil

Instructions

Tikoy (Glutinous Rice Method)

  1. In a bowl add rice and enough water to cover the rice. Soak for 24 hours.
  2. Drain rice thoroughly, leave it in a sieve for a couple of minutes.
  3. Place rice and sugar in a heavy-duty blender or food processor then blend. Add 1 cup of water gradually and process until it resembles a pancake batter.
  4. Add the flavouring and macapuno mix well until colour is evenly distributed
  5. Place in a glad wrap lined container the pour over the batter, steam for 1 hour.
  6. Remove from steamer then let it cool, once cooled down refrigerate overnight.
  7. Remove from the container then cook as desired.

Tikoy (Glutinous Rice Flour Method)

  1. In a large bowl combine all Tikoy (Glutinous Rice Flour Method) Ingredients, mix it well until free of lumps.
  2. Add the flavouring and macapuno mix well until colour is evenly distributed
  3. Place in a glad wrap lined container the pour over the batter, steam for 1 hour.
  4. Remove from steamer then let it cool, once cooled down refrigerate overnight.
  5. Remove from the container then cook as desired.

Fried Tikoy

  1. Place pan in medium low heat then add small amount of oil for pan frying,
  2. Dip a slice of tikoy in the beaten egg mixture then pan fry each piece, once golden brown on one side turn it over, when cooked remove from pan then place on a paper towel lined plate.
  3. Do the same with the rest of the slices then serve