Steamed Cassava Suman Recipe

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Cassava Sumanis easy to make with only three ingredients. This steamed Filipino delicacy is tasty, filling, và gluten-free. Delicious as a snack or dessert!


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What is cassava

Cassava is a starchy tuberous root widely grown in tropical & subtropical regions. It’s known as kamoteng kahoy in the Philippines and yuca or manioc in Spanish-speaking countries and the U.S.

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It’s a staple food crop used in various culinary applications such as alcoholic beverages, noodles, bread, chips, cakes, và tapioca flour.

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Is cassava safe lớn eat

As it contains cyanogenic glucosides. This root crop has potential toxicity and should not be eaten raw or undercooked. Cooking or depending on the variety, the commercial processing of the cassava makes it safe khổng lồ consume.

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There are two types of cassava, namely sweet & bitter. The sweet variety, which is sold as fresh or frozen in stores, can be made safe khổng lồ eat by peeling & thorough cooking. On the other hand, bitter cassava requires more extensive processing và is used in making flours & starches.


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You’ll need about 4 cups of grated cassava for this recipe. If using frozen, make sure khổng lồ thaw completely and drain well.Quickly pass the banana leaves over high flames to lớn help soften and make easier khổng lồ fold.If you like a bit of texture, địa chỉ cửa hàng grated coconut lớn the cassava mixture.
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Serving & storing

Unwrap the banana leaves và enjoy the suman on its own, as a midday snack or after-meal dessert.You can easily double or triple the recipe as needed. Store the suman in resealable bags or airtight containers and keep in the freezer for up lớn 3 months.To reheat, warm in the microwave for a few seconds for the suman to soften a little.