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Tinutong Na Monggo

By PutoPinoy on Monday, June 18, 2007 At Monday, June 18, 2007

Ginataang malagkit (glutinous rice cooked in coconut milk) with toasted monggo beans.

  • 1/4 cup monggo beans
  • warm water
  • 2 cups glutinous rice (malagkit)
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 mature coconuts (niyog),
  • grated (reserve milk and cream)


  1. Toast monggo beans until golden brown. Remove mongo skin.
  2. Wash malagkit in water until grains swell. Combine malagkit with toasted mongo beans.
  3. To prepare coconut milk, add 1 cup of warm water to grated niyog then squeeze out coconut cream.
  4. Set aside. Add 6 cups of warm water and extract coconut milk from grated niyog.
  5. Strain coconut milk and coconut cream separately.
  6. Add sugar to coconut milk then cook malagkit and mongo beans.
  7. Stir until mixture is set. Remove from heat and add coconut cream.
  8. You may adjust sugar or add salt according to desired taste.