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Ginataang Halo-Halo

How to Cook Ginataang Halo-Halo

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Native Delicacies
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pc medium size mature coconut grated
  • 100 grams fresh ripe langka or jackfruit segmented
  • 200 grams malagkit rice flour add in water and make a dough
  • 1 pc pandan leaf or pinch of anise seeds
  • 100 grams camote or sweet potato
  • 60 grams cooked large sago or tapioca
  • 100 grams fresh ube or purple yam
  • 600 ml water
  • 1/8 cup sugar
  • 100 grams ripe saba banana


How to make Ginataang Halo-Halo:

  • Pour one cup of lukewarm water and extract milk from grated coconut, strain and set aside.
  • Discard shredded coconut meat.
  • Make small balls from malagkit rice flour dough. Set aside. This will be the bilo-bilo.
  • Peel potato, fresh ube and saba banana. Slice into small cubes.
  • Boil water, add bilo-bilo balls and simmer until balls float. Remove from water and set aside.
  • Boil sweet potato until tender. add ube, banana and langka.
  • When cooked, add in coconut milk extract, pandan leaf, sugar and rice balls.
  • Simmer until thick and creamy. Add sago; remove pandan leaf.
  • Serve hot or cold.