Guinataang Bilo-Bilo

Ingredients :

  • 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
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Cooking Procedures :

  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 guinataang bilo-bilo.
  6. Serves 4.

My Recipe Rating is 4.6 out of 5 stars: with 2 comment review(s)

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2 Responses to “Guinataang Bilo-Bilo”

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  1. Klay says:

    This is one of my favorite merienda. Although I didn’t got the right sweetness on my first try, maybe I will next time. hehe… Thanks for the recipe!

  2. Rafaela Gomiz says:

    Thank you for publishing these recipes of typical Filipino sweets . I have been away from the P.I. since 1967 and was always longing to try them once more, however until I discovered you in internet I was lost. Now I can do them myself at home. Thank you once more.

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