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Goto Arrozcaldo Recipe

By PutoPinoy on Thursday, May 03, 2007 At Thursday, May 03, 2007

Street stall selling piping hot goto, more popularly known as "gotohan", are getting to be a trend in the local fast food business. The major hit meal offered at these stalls is goto arrozcaldo, a merienda fare for the ordinary Filipino, which has remained very popular over these years. This snack is easy to make, and here's how.

  • 2 cups glutinous rice (malagkit)
  • 1/2 kg beef entrails, boiled and tenderized
  • 1 liter rice washing
  • 1 medium sized onion, sliced lengthwise
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 tbsp ginger, sliced lengthwise
  • salted fish sauce (patis) for seasoning
  • cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp saffron food color (optional)
  • wooden spoon or ladle
  • large cauldron


  1. Heat enough cooking oil in the cauldron.
  2. Once the oil is hot enough, add crushed garlic, sliced onions and ginger. Stir slightly until the sauted ingredients turn golden brown.
  3. Add tenderized beef entrails and stir ingredients thoroughly.
  4. Add the right amount of salted fish sauce. Continue stirring.
  5. Add glutinous rice. Continue stirring until the ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
  6. Once the ingredients are thoroughly mixed, pour one liter of rice washing carefully into the cauldron. Stir a little more.
  7. Reduce thea and cover the cauldron. Cook for 10 minutes.
  8. After 10 minutes, stir. See if the rice has already risen and softened into porridge consistency. This is the basis for determining if the rice is already cooked.
  9. If rice is not fully cooked yet, cover the cauldron again and cook for another five minutes.
  10. Serve hot. Garnish the goto arrozcaldo with celery or fried garlic as toppings. Good for 8 servings.
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