Palitaw means “to get float”. Ths Filipino snack is simply named from it since cooking this is simply by placing the mixture in boiling water and wait until it floats.
You will need:
½ kilo glutinous rice flour
Coating/Topping: Mix thoroughly the following
¼ kilo white sugar
1-2 cups grated coconut
½ cup sesame seeds, toasted
Here’s how to do it:
Add water little by little to rice flour until it formed like a dough. Scoop about a spoonful and form into ball. Using your finger, press the middle until flattened like a disk. Drop into a rolling boil water and wait until floats. Drain and set aside over banana leaves and top with the prepared mixture of grated coconut, sugar and sesame seeds just before serving.