Cheese Overload Pichi Pichi

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If you’re wondering where to buy grated cassava and lye water, and it’s not available in your place. Don’t worry because you can make pichi pichi even without grated cassava or lye water.

  • 2 cups cassava flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • Vanilla flavor, optional


  1. In a big bowl mix the cassava flour, 2 cups water, vanilla flavor and sugar.
  2. Pour the mixture into the puto moulds and arrange side by side in a steamer. Steam for 40 to 45 minutes.
  3. When done remove from steamer and let cool down.
  4. Scoop out the pichi pichi from the puto mould. Roll each piece in grated cheddar cheese.

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