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Tinutong na Munggo

Tinutong na Munggo

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Native Delicacies
Servings 6 servings


  • 1/4 cup monggo beans
  • 2 cups glutinous rice malagkit
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 mature coconuts niyog, grated (reserve milk and cream)
  • warm water


How to make Tinutong Na Monggo or Munggo:

  • Toast monggo beans until golden brown. Remove mongo skin.
  • Wash malagkit in water until grains swell.
  • Combine malagkit with toasted mongo beans.
  • To prepare coconut milk, add 1 cup of warm water to grated niyog then squeeze out coconut cream.
  • Set aside. Add 6 cups of warm water and extract coconut milk from grated niyog.
  • Strain coconut milk and coconut cream separately.
  • Add sugar to coconut milk then cook malagkit and mongo beans.
  • Stir until mixture is set. Remove from heat and add coconut cream.
  • You may adjust sugar or add salt according to desired taste.