Kutsinta - Philippines Brown Rice Cake

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe posted for ZWT II - Asia. Kustinta is a brown rice cake, a favorite snack in the Philippines and is good with freshly grated coconut. The Lye Water (potassium carbonate solution) can be purchased in most Asian Food Stores.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix well.
  2. Pour into muffin cups, until half full.
  3. Steam in a large pan with a cover; the water should be 2 inches deep.
  4. Cook for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  5. Add more water if needed until cooking is done.
  6. Remove from the muffin pans and serve with freshly grated coconut.