Gene Gonzales


Guinataang Halo-Halo
By: Gene Gonzalez
Serves 2  Prep Time 20 minutes  Cooking Time 30 minutes

1 cup glutinous rice powder
2 cups water
2 cups thick coconut milk (gata)
1 cup water
1/2 cup each of cubed sweet potato and yam
1/2 cup saba banana
1/2 cup cooked small sago (tapioca)
1/4 cup fresh jackfruit meat (langka)
sugar to taste

1  Mix glutinous rice powder with water. Form mixture into small balls. Set aside.

2  In a pot, mix together coconut milk and water. Bring to a boil. When liquid comes to a boil, drop in the glutinous rice balls to cook.

3  When halfway done, add sweet potato and yam, and cook until softened. Add banana, sago (tapioca), and jackfruit (langka) meat that has been sliced into strips. Bring to a boil and let simmer for a few minutes. Add sugar to taste and serve hot.


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