Suman Cassava (Alupi) Recipe

Also known as Cassava Suman and Alupi in Ilonggo. 

A simple recipe and steamed Filipino delicacy that is not to sweet and chewy to bite. 


1 1/2 cup grated cassava, drained

1 cup young coconut, drained

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup white sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla (optional)

Banana leaves, cut into 10x10

Cooking Procedure:

Mix cassava, young coconut and sugar in a bowl.

Mix well and set aside.

Rise and wipe the banana leaves. Pass the banana leaves one by one over the flame to make it easy to fold. 

Place a piece of banana leaf on a flat surface.

Scoop 1 tablespoon and a half on the banana leaf.

Wrap tightly and fold both end. 

Arrange on a steamer and steam for an hour. 

Remove from heat. Allow to cool for few minutes and serve. 

With the mixture and measurement you can make around 10-12 pieces of cassava suman.

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