KELUPIS - GLUTINOUS RICE CAKE
Kelupis is a traditional food of the Bisaya ethnic in the district of Semporna, Sabah. This cake is served during weddings and festivities such as the Moslems festival of Hari Raya. The main ingredients are glutinous rice, coconut milk, pandanus leaf, banana leaf, and an adequate amount of salt.
The way how to prepare this dish is, to boil together the coconut milk and pandanus leaf till oil comes out. Then add in the glutinous rice and salt. Stir till half cooked and the coconut milk dries up. Finally, wrap the rice in the banana leaf and steam it till cooked.