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ginataang langka recipe

Ginataang Langka Recipe

Ginataang Langka is a delicious savory dish made of unripe jackfruit, coconut milk, pork, dried anchovy, green chili and other seasonings.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: ginataang langka, ginataang langka with dilis
Servings: 6
Calories: 514kcal
Author: Jenalyn Rose Forbes


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 thumb-size ginger chopped
  • 250 g pork belly cut into small cubes
  • 500 ml coconut milk
  • 500 g unripe jackfruit
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 pcs green chili
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 pcs red bird's eye chili optional
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ cup dried anchovy


  • In a large wok or pot over medium heat, add the cooking oil and sauté the onion, garlic and ginger until the onions are soft and translucent. Add the pork and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Pour the coconut milk and water then add the jackfruit. Stir and cook for 10-15 minutes or until the langka is soft.
  • Add the fish sauce, salt, pepper, green chili, dried anchovy and red bird's eye chili. Stir and taste, adjust salt according to your taste. Serve with hot steamed rice.


Calories: 514kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 672mg | Potassium: 741mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 102IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 4mg