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Ginisang Monggo Soup
August 21, 2017 | 9,881 likes | 10,573 shares
Ginisang Monggo Soup

DIFFICULTY: Moderate

Makes 4-6 servings
Preparation and cooking time: 1 hour


Ingredients:

Blended Monggo:
1 cup monggo, washed
5 5/8 cups water, divided

Soup:
200 grams pork liempo, cubed and seasoned with salt and pepper
1/8 cup cooking oil
1 red onion, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 medium sized tomatoes, diced
2 1/2 tablespoons patis
2 cups pork stock
½ cup malunggay leaves, washed
½ cup dahon ng sili, washed

Crispy Alamang:
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/4 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon fish sauce
½ teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon annato powder
¾ cup alamang
Cooking oil for deep frying

Procedure:

Blended Monggo:
1. In a pot of boiling water (5 cups), cook monggo. Let it cool.
2. Pour cooked monggo in a blender and blend until smooth.

Soup:
1. In a saucepan with 1/8 cup water, fry pork cubes. Add oil once water has evaporated and cook pork until light brown. Set to one side of the pan.
2. Saute red onion, garlic, and chopped tomatoes in oil. Add patis. Mix all ingredients in the pan together until flavors are well incorporated.
3. Add blended monggo and mix well. Add in pork stock. Bring to a boil.
4. Sprinkle malunggay and dahon ng sili, then mix well.

Crispy Alamang:
1. In a bowl, mix cornstarch, flour, pepper, annato powder, fish sauce, and ½ cup water.
2. Add alamang and mix well.
3. In a pan with hot oil, scoop a spoonful of the alamang batter and flatten to desired shape. Deep fry until golden brown on both sides.
4. Blot excess oil and set aside until ready to serve with soup.

 

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