Recipes around the world compilation

Iraid Recipe

By PutoPinoy on Sunday, June 10, 2007 At Sunday, June 10, 2007

A native delicacy from Bicol region V a combination of cassava and sweet potatoes with coconut milk and brown sugar then wrapped in banana leaves.

  • 1-1/2 cups grated kamoteng-kahoy (Cassava)
  • 1-1/2 cups grated yellow kamote (Sweet potatoes)
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk, 1st extraction
  • 7 tablespoons brown sugar
  • Banana leaves for Wrapping

How to cook iraid:

  1. Squeeze the grated kamoteng-kahoy and yellow kamote to extract some of the juice.
  2. Add the extracts to the coconut milk, then the brown sugar and stir until the sugar dissolves.
  3. Mix the kamoteng-kahoy and yellow kamote very well and combine with the coconut mixture.
  4. Wrap 3 table spoons of this mixture in a piece of banana leaf (8" x 5") which has been wilted over an open flame.
  5. Tie in pairs and steam for 30 minutes. Allow to cool and serve.