Experience the awesome taste and delectable flavors of Filipino Food and enjoy these free Filipino Recipes on PinoyRecipe.net

Rice Recipes | Filipino Delicacy Recipes | Breakfast Recipes | Pasta Recipes | Salad Recipes | Soup Recipes | All the Recipes

Home » Filipino Recipes » Suman sa Ibos Recipe

Suman sa Ibos Recipe or wrapped rice cake is a delicious native Filipino food, often eaten with ripe mangoes or simply dipped in sugar. It is made of steamed sweet sticky rice and commonly wrapped with coconut leaves. You will see a lot of these rice cakes, during Halloween or Pista ng Patay (All Saint’s Day).

Wrapping Suman sa ibos is an art and it is not hard to cook but the preparation is a little slow process and the cooking takes much time, here’s how to cook this tasty Suman sa Ibos Recipe.

suman sa ibos recipe

Suman sa Ibos Ingredients:

  • 3 cups malagkit rice
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups thick coconut milk
  • 1 cup water

Suman sa Ibos Cooking Instructions:

  • Wash and soak the malagkit (glutinous rice) in water for an hour or until the grains are swollen then drain.

  • Add salt and coconut milk, then mix well.

  • Prepare Ibos wrapper (refer below) then fill with rice mixture.  Seal tubes and tie with strips of the ibos.

  • Arrange the suman in a big saucepan and cover with water. Cover the pot and  boil for 2 hours or until cooked.

  • Serve with sugar or ripe mango.

How to wrap a Suman Ibos

  • Fold the end of the buri leaf by 1 1/2 inches.
  • Fold the bottom edge into a triangle.
  • Start rolling up the buri leaf in an overlapping manner.
  • Roll up the buri to make a tube.
  • Attach a small piece of wooden pick to secure the tube.
  • Fill the tube with malagkit.
  • Seal the ibos tube.
  • Tie with strips of buri.

suman sa ibos

Suman sa Ibos is always present during the All Saints day celebrations.

 suman ibos recipe



Ed Joven is the owner of PinoyRecipe.net and Aspire Search Marketing an SEO and Web Marketing company. He loves Filipino Recipes and other Asian cuisines. Over the past 6 years Ed has provided SEO services to hundreds of online businesses. You can find him on Google+ , Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.

Ed Joven – who has written posts on Filipino Recipes Portal.

Please Recommend this Filipino Recipe:

Share on Tumblr

Request a Filipino Recipe here>>>

Join PinoyRecipe.net's Monthly Giveaway Contest >>>

2 Responses

  1. leroy

    January 21st, 2008 at 3:05 am


    My MoM who works as a Radio Producer presented to me your results about Suman sa Ibus Recipe by PinoyRecipe.Net . I found quite a bit more write up that helped us , Thank You

  2. suman soh

    August 30th, 2009 at 2:53 am


    he dis iz so hot i like it nd recipies r so yummy

RSS feed for comments on this post · TrackBack URI

Leave a reply

Back to TOP

Filipino Recipes Portal on Google Plus Filipino Recipes Portal on Youtube Filipino Recipes Portal on Facebook Filipino Recipes Portal on Pinterest Filipino Recipes Portal on Twitter Filipino Recipes Portal on Instagram Filipino Recipes Portal on Stumbleupon Filipino Recipes Portal on Tumblr Filipino Recipes on RSS Feeds


Featured Filipino Recipes

Almond Jelly with Lychee Chocolate Chips Cookies
Almond Jelly with Lychee Chocolate Chips Cookies
Inutak Glutinous Rice Dessert Filipino Lasagna
Inutak Glutinous Rice Dessert Filipino Lasagna

Filipino Recipes Portal Content is now Protected by:

International Foodie News

Follow Filipino Recipes Portal on Google+

Featured Pancit Recipes

Pancit Habhab Pancit Canton Recipe
Pancit Habhab Pancit Canton

Featured Recipe Video

» Bringhe Recipe

» Chicken Salpicao Recipe

Filipino Recipes Portal

Pour la plus grande gloire de Dieu