Laing (Taro Leaves in Coconut Milk) Recipe

Laing is a Bicolano dish that is made of dried taro (gabi) leaves and coconut milk.

Laing is considered to be a staple in most Bicolano homes. This laing recipe is simple-to-follow and uses readily-available ingredients from the grocery. Making it at home is easy and fuss-free! You could adjust the taste accordingly by adding more shrimp paste or chili peppers. Substituting the pork slices with dried fish is also a healthy alternative to this dish.

Laing is primarily made up of dried taro (gabi) leaves simmered slowly in coconut milk. Remember to cook this dish low and slow so that all the flavors can come together. This dish is typically enjoyed with a serving of rice but puto or toasted bread works, too!


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Prep Time
10 mins 
Cooking Time
40 mins 
Ready In
50 mins 
Cooking Method

Laing (Taro Leaves in Coconut Milk) Ingredients

How to Make Laing (Taro Leaves in Coconut Milk)

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