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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

How To Cook Moasi

Moasi is a sweet chocolate soup using only the palitao (dough made using powdered glutinous rice) and muscovado sugar. It is perfect as a dessert or to any occasions there is. It is a favorite food in Western Visayas by any ages and the menu is passed on by generations.


1/2 kilo Muscovado sugar

2 cups of Coconut Milk (gata)
Sesame seeds (half of which are grounded fine powdered seeds)

For Dough:

1/4 kilo powdered glutinous rice (binukbok nga pilit)
1/2 tsp. of salt
1/4 kilo flour
1 cup of water

1. To make a palitao for the muasi, make a dough out of  powdered glutinous rice (bukbok nga pilit), water, salt and flour.

2. Boil 7 cups of water and when it is boiling, put the dough in it.

3. Once the palitao (dough) is firm, solid and sticky, drain it and set aside.

4. Roast some sesame seeds until it gives an aromatic smell. Set aside.

5. In the boiling dough stock, put the muscovado sugar and coconut milk or gata and stir until it is sticky.

6. Put the dough and the sesame seeds.

7. Serve.

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