Wednesday, January 10, 2007



4 c malagkit
1 can (14 oz) coconut milk
1 c white sugar
Banana leaves
1/4 tsp anise

Step 1: In a deep mixing bowl, combine rice and water and soak overnight.

Step 2: In the morning, drain water completely. Combine malagkit, coconut milk and anise.

Step 3: Take the banana leaves and run it back and forth the fire (stove top) until wilted. Cut the leaves in squares (depending on how big or small you want your suman to be). Spoon desired amount of malagkit mixture onto the banana leaves. Sprinkle with sugar and roll to wrap. Fold both ends and tuck towards the middle and tie with a string to secure. Arrange them in a pot, cover with water and simmer for about 2-3 hours.

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