Filipino Ginataan Recipe

Ginataan or ginataang bilo-bilo is a sweet treat made with sticky rice balls.

IMAGE Patrick Martires

Ginataan or ginataang bilo-bilo is a sweet treat made with sticky rice balls. It's a Filipino recipe that is often enjoyed for merienda or dessert.

How do you make ginataang bilo-bilo?

A classic ginataang bilo-bilo recipe contains a mix of many of the ingredients you love that's been made into minatamis: saba bananas, sago, kamote, and langka. It's got chewy rice balls or the bilo-bilo which is also the ingredient that thickens the coconut cream into a sauce. Many stir in ube halaya or add chunks of fresh ube to give it a pretty purple hue but when it's not available, this local Filipino dessert recipe is delicious, hearty, and satisfying.  

Prep Time
5 mins 
Cooking Time
40 mins 
Ready In
45 mins 
Yield
8
Cuisine
Filipino
Cooking Method
Simmer

Filipino Ginataan Ingredients

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How to Make Filipino Ginataan

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