Monggo Guisado with Gata

5 from 22 reviews


  • 300g green mung beans (monggo);
  • boiled in 6 cups water
  • 1 cup flaked smoked fish (tinapa)
  • 1 pork cube ( I used Knorr pork cube)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1/2 cup malunggay leaves
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce or
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 small pack Coco Mama Fresh Gata


  1. In a pot, sauté garlic, onion and tomato in oil until onion becomes translucent.
  2. Add tinapa flakes and sauté for a minute.
  3. Pour in boiled beans including soup. Add in pork cube.
  4. Stir and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Add more water if it becomes too thick.
  6. Season with fish sauce or salt. Pour in the Coco Mama Fresh Gata.
  7. Add malunggay leaves and simmer for another 10 seconds more minutes.
  8. Serve hot with steamed rice and fried fish.