Ginataang Munggo Filipino Recipe

Ginataang Munggo (Monggo) is one of a kind Filipino delicacy. It can be eaten as a dessert and also perfect as merienda for Filipinos. This Filipino food is a combination of toasted munggo (mung beans) and malagkit (glutinous rice) cooked in coconut milk.

Ginataang Munggo is cooked like how Ginataang Mais is cooked except that the latter uses corn instead of mung beans.

Ginataang Munggo Image Credit – gomestic.com

Check out below our basic Ginataang Munggo recipe that is pretty easy to follow.


Number of servings = 8

Ginataang Munggo Ingredients:

* 2 cups mung beans

* 2 cups glutinous sweet rice

* 1 cup coconut milk

* 1 cup coconut cream

* 5 tablespoons sugar

Ginataang Munggo Cooking Procedure:

1). Put the mung beans in a skillet. Cook until brown and crisp.

2). Crush the beans with a rolling pin. 3

3). Combine and mix the beans and the glutinous sweet rice.

4). Simmer the mixture in coconut milk in a medium pot over moderate heat for 25 minutes. Remove from heat.

5). Add the coconut cream and sugar to taste.

Enjoy your ginataang munggo! This Filipino dish is best served while its hot (some prefer to eat it when its out of the fridge or cold).

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23 thoughts on “Ginataang Munggo Filipino Recipe

  1. tatess

    One of my mama's favorite na lutuin at isa sam ga tinda nya nung when we were all young. We ids grew up with her small Karinderia. Sarap. i can still smell the fried/tinutong na munggo.

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