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Ginataang Bilo-Bilo Recipe

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  •    1 cup glutinous rice flour
  •    1/2 cup dried tapioca pearls
  •     2-1/2 cups coconut milk
  •     10 cups water
  •     2-1/2 cups sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  •     1 cup sugar
  •     3 ripe saba (plantain) bananas, sliced into rounds
  •     5 fresh or canned jackfruit, cut into strips

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Prepare Bilo-bilo (Rice Balls): Combine rice flour with 4 tbsp. water in a bowl; mix well. Form into small balls, about 1/2 in. diameter. In a pot, pour 8 cups of water and bring to a boil. Drop each balls in the boiling water; cook for 5 minutes or until they float. Remove rice balls; set aside.
  2. Boil tapioca pearls in the same pot over medium heat until soft and translucent. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a saucepan, combine 2 cups of coconut milk and 2 cups of water; bring to a boil. Add sweet potatoes; cook over medium heat for 15 minutes. Add cooked tapioca, sugar and cooked rice balls; cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Add jackfruit strips and banana rounds; cook for 5 minutes until everything is tender. Add the remaining 1/2 cup of coconut milk; bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer for another 3 minutes.
  5. Ladle onto individual bowls; serve warm or chilled this Ginataang Bilo-Bilo.


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