Turon Halo-Halo is a makeover of the all-time favorite Pinoy refreshment or cooler known as Halo Halo.
This is dubbed to the Pinoy version of the famous All-American Banana Spring Roll and Sweet Potato. Turon is a favorite and popular street food or merienda delicacy that is very simple and easy to cook. It’s just banana wrapped in spring roll but sells like hotcakes!
Now, this recipe can really turn heads with its awesome twist. You get the same saba banana as main ingredient but now includes macapuno or drained coconut meat, sweetened red beans, ripe jackfruit, and purple sweet potato in spring roll wrapper that is deep-fried to perfection! You can add more fruits as desired and create your own version.
This sweet delicacy can be served in every meal as dessert and also enjoyed as merienda or snacks in the afternoon. This treat is also best paired with coffee in the morning for breakfast. Every Pinoy’s favorite merienda has definitely made a sweet upgrade with the Turon Halo Halo version because it has a different look and added texture plus an extra-delicious punch in every bite. Your taste buds would definitely be craving for more, which is also an exciting baon treat for schooling kids and a great business idea for entrepreneurial moms and dads.
Turon Halo-Halo isn’t just a sweet treat for your palate and tummy but also has superb nutritional value because it’s loaded with healthy fruits and root crops that your body can immensely benefit from. It’s loaded with vitamin C, vitamin A, iron, calcium, protein, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, and has low fat and zero cholesterol in every serving. This translates to a healthy, vegan, and gluten-free yummy merienda and dessert choice for every family to enjoy!
Tips How to Make Turon Halo-Halo
- You can prepare the individual ingredients for halo-halo. Most of it are boiled with sugar such as sweetened ripe banana, kamote, white beans and red beans.
- You can also buy the pre-made halo-halo mix. I saw a jar of halo-halo mix in a Filipino shop here in Sydney, so check the nearest Asian/ Filipino shop in your area.
- Use two spring roll wrapper when wrapping so it won't be soggy.
- Make sure you drain the ingredients well.
Turon Halo-Halo Recipe
- ½ cup sweetened ripe banana sliced
- ¼ cup ripe jack fruit stripped
- ½ cup red beans
- ½ cup white beans
- ½ cup nata de coco
- 1 cup ube halaya
- 6 pcs springroll wrapper
- cooking oil
- Place the spring roll wrapper on a flat surface with one corner near you, like a diamond shape. Arrange about 5 pcs of banana slices on the wrapper, slightly off center but near to you.
- Add 1 tsp red beans, 1 tsp white beans, 2 strips of jack fruit, 1 tsp nata de coco and 1 tsp ube halaya.
- Fold the left and right corner to the center then fold the corner closest to you. Roll it away from you tightly. Dab water on the tip of the remaining corner to seal it. Repeat the same procedure on the remaining ingredients.
- Heat the pan with cooking oil over medium to low heat. Deep fry the roll for 3-5 minutes or until golden brown. Serve and top with ice cream.
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