Ginataang Monggo Recipe
Ginataang Monggo, also known as "Lelut Balatung" in Pampanga is a toasted mung beans with coconut milk, sugar and glutinous rice.
In a pan over medium, toast the mung beans until it turns brown. Turn off the heat and allow it to cool down. Using a mortar and pestle, crack the beans. Set aside.
In a pot over medium heat, combine coconut milk, water, sugar and glutinous rice. Bring to boil and cook until the rice is soft.
Put the cracked mung beans, add more coconut milk. Stir until well incorporated. Turn to low heat and cook another 15 minutes until the coconut milk is almost absorbed.
Taste and adjust sweetness according to your preference. Turn off the heat, transfer in a serving bowl and enjoy!
Calories: 476kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Sodium: 23mg | Potassium: 520mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 6mg