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Nilagang monggo (stewed mung beans)

Main Dish
2 servings
10 min
60 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 2
2 cups green monggo

5 cups water or more

1/2 kilo pork cubes or pork ribs

1 medium ginger, peeled and crushed

2 tablespoons . fish sauce or bagoong

ampalaya leaves or a handful of sliced ampalaya (bitter gourd)

salt to taste

Preparation

  • Separately wash green monggo and pork cubes with running water on a strainer.
  • Pour the water, green monggo, ginger and pork cubes on a pot.
  • Boil for about 40 minutes or until beans are tender. To lessen cooking time, use a pressure cooker and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Season with fish sauce and dash with salt.
  • One minute before turning the heat off, add the ampalaya leaves.
  • Serve with steamed white rice.





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