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Pirurutong / Parirutong


Featured photo taken by Rica R. in Lucban, Quezon.

Pirurutong is purple glutinous rice… usually prepared by first grinding into a flour (galapong), then frying as maruya or pancakes.

Street food in Pagbilao in Quezon province.


Maruyang Parirutong

Spelling variations: perorutong, parirutong

In the United States, the Filipino American company Tropics sells what looks like black rice grains as pirurutong. See photo here.

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