Ginisang Munggo (Mung Bean Soup)

Ginisang Kalabasa at Sitaw sa Gata


  • 1 squash , sliced into cubes
  • 1 bunch string beans (about 2 cups), cut into 2.5 inch length
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce or 1 tablespoon bagoong/alamang
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • diced shrimps or diced pork (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoon julienne ginger
  • 1 to 2 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  1. Heat a cooking pot and pour cooking oil.  When oil is hot, add red pepper flakes.
  2. Saute garlic and onion. When onion is translucent, add ginger
  3. Add shrimp or pork. Add salt.
  4. Add the squash and cook until the squash becomes a little soft.
  5. Add the string beans, stir, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes. 
  6. Add fish sauce or alamang and coconut cream, and then let boil.
  7. Put-in the ground black pepper, and then cook for 10 minutes in medium heat until the liquid reduces.
  8. Turn the heat off and transfer to a serving plate,






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