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Ginataang Mais

How to Cook Ginataan Mais

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Native Delicacies
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 4 servings


  • 3 coconuts grated
  • 1/2 kilo corn scraped from the cob
  • 12 cups hot water divided
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup malagkit glutinous rice,washed well
  • 1/2 kilo sliced langka
  • 1 cup regular rice washed well


How to cook Ginataan Mais:

  • Squeeze grated coconut to extract the cream. This is the first extraction. Set aside.
  • Make second extraction: Add 4 cups of the hot water to the grated coconut and squeeze to obtain coconut milk.
  • For third extraction: Add remaining hot water and squeeze grated coconut again to obtain more milk.
  • Boil washed malagkit and rice in third extraction of coconut milk. When rice is half-cooked add corn and second extraction. Cook until rice is tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat. Add sugar, langka and some of the first extraction (coconut cream).
  • Save part of the coconut cream to top each serving.