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Camote Maja Recipe

By PutoPinoy on Sunday, March 09, 2008 At Sunday, March 09, 2008


  • 1 kg orange camote
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 cups water ( to use for boiling camote )
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup corn kernels
  • 10 tbsp corn starch


  1. Peel and boil the camote for 50 minutes in full heat.
  2. When cooked, remove from casserole. Do not throw the water used for boiling.
  3. Separate ¼ kg of the boiled camote then slice into cubes. Return the sliced camote cubes into the casserole, stirring slowly.
  4. Pour the sugar, raisins and corn kernels. Continue stirring, let it boil for another five minutes.
  5. Dissolve the cornstarch with 1 cup of water in a bowl. Slowly pour it to the casserole then stir quickly before it curdles.
  6. Prepare a flat bottomed container, pour the cooked product into it.
  7. Decorate with sliced camote on top,let it cool. Serve.