How To Make The Best Tupig

tupig wrap in a banana leaf
tupig wrap in a banana leaf
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Best Tupig Recipe

A traditional dessert/snack from the Philippines that is made of powdered glutinous rice and coconut milk. Its creamy and sweet flavor will complete your day.
Course Snack
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Rice Recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 1293kcal
Cost $5-20


  • Grilled banana leaves for the wrapper
  • Charcoal


  • 1/2 kg Glutinous rice powdered
  • 2 1/2 cups Coconut milk
  • 2 cup Young coconut strips
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Butter


  • In a bowl, combine powdered glutinous rice, coconut milk, young coconut strips, and sugar. If the mixture is not that sticky add more powdered glutinous rice.
  • Add 1/2 cup of mixture in the center of the banana leaf and wrap it by rolling and fold the edges to avoid dripping. The size of the output should be 1 inch wide and 6 inches long.
  • Do the same procedure with the remaining mixture.
  • Light up the charcoal in a griller, and put the wrapped tupig mixture on the griller, but make sure that ember is already present on the charcoal before you start grilling.
  • Grill each side of tupig for 3 minutes.
  • Once the banana leaf is charred on all sides remove the tupig from the grill.
  • Let it cool for a while. Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 1293kcal | Carbohydrates: 216g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 35g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 148mg | Potassium: 407mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 105g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 7mg
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