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Tupig is a popular native delicacy from Pangasinan which is made out of ground glutinous rice and coconuts strips wrapped in banana leaves then cooked over charcoal. 

Tupig Recipe


  • 2 cups glutinous rice, soaked overnight
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup young coconut, shredded into strips
  • banana leaves, passed through flames to wilt


  1. Using a blender, grind the soaked glutinous rice until fine. (Reduced water if needed, just leave a little water).
  2. Pour the ground rice mixture into a cheesecloth. Tie the end of the cheese cloth. Squeeze out and remove excess water.
  3. Transfer the ground rice on a clean dry tray and spread it out to let it dry slightly.
  4. In a mixing bowl, add ground rice, sugar and young coconut. Combine well and add a little water (be careful not to put too much) to form a soft mixture.
  5. Prepare the wilted banana leaves wrapper, then scoop out 3 tablespoons of the mixture. Form your mixture into a cylinder. Carefully roll and wrap it up. Flatten a little before broiling over hot charcoal.
  6. Check the doneness: your tupig is done when the filling turns brownish in color and chewy in consistency.

Serve hot and enjoy!

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