lutong bahay recipe-suman
Share & spread the love!


Suman is a rice cake originating in the Philippines. It is made from glutinous rice cooked in coconut milk, often wrapped in banana leaves or buli or buri palm leaves for steaming. It is usually eaten sprinkled with sugar or laden with latik.

Suman Recipe


  • 3 cups glutinous flour
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 can coconut milk (14.5 oz)
  • Banana leaves for wrapping
  • Cooking spray

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Combine flour, sugar and coconut milk in a mixing bowl. Combine well until its pasty and pliable.
  2. Clean banana leaves.
  3. Coat hands with cooking spray to manage the sticky flour. Coat the surface of the banana leaves you will be placing the sweet rice flour into.
  4. Scoop 2 tbsp of sweet rice flour mixture and place into the banana leaves.
  5. Roll it like my cooking video has shown. Steam for 25 minutes.
  6. Cool down before unwrapping.


Looking for other Lutong Bahay Recipes to try on? Feel free to check out our ulam recipes, desserts recipes and snacks recipes.

Submit your Recipe

Some visual and written contents are copyrighted to their respective and considerate owners. We do not claim that these recipes or photos are proprietary to us. If this is yours and you would like it to be removed and not shared with others, please let us know by sending an email to contact @, you may use our website contact form or by sending a message on our Facebook page. Read our disclaimer.

Share & spread the love!

About Lutong Bahay Recipe 738 Articles
Lutong Bahay Recipe is a website dedicated in introducing different dishes in the Filipino Cuisine to the world. We feature various recipes like meals and snacks, which you can cook right at your own home. In fact, the term “lutong-bahay or lutong bahay” translates to “Home cooked”, and the site aims to help you with that. Filipino, Asian or not, you’re welcome to browse through the site for the best and popular Filipino dishes. Get the recipes you want, so you and your companions could have a great time on the table.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.