Ginisang Munggo (Monggo) Recipe
1½ cups Mung beans
1 tbsp garlic
½ lb pork, thinly sliced
1 cup malungay, chili leaves or ampalaya bonga, it’s depends which one available.
3 pc medium sized tomato, chopped
1 medium sized onion, chopped
5 to 8 pcs medium sized shrimp (optional)
2 tbsp fish sauce
24 ounces water (for boiling)
1 pc beef cube or 1 teaspoon beef powder (for flavoring)
½ cup crushed pork rind (chicharon) optional
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
*In a pan, put-in the water and bring to a boil
*Put-in the Mung beans and simmer until becomes soft (about 35 to 50 minutes)
*On a separate pan, sauté the garlic,onion, and tomato
*Add the pork. Cook for 5 mins
*Put-in the beef cube and fish sauce. Simmer for 10 mins or until the meat is tender. Note: If necessary, you may add water to help make the meat tender but make sure to add more time to simmer
*Add the shrimp. Stir and then cook for 2 minutes.
*Pour the cooked Mung beans. Stir and then simmer for 10 minutes
*Add the Vegetables like malungay, ampalaya or chili leaves and pork rinds (chicharon),
*Sprinkle the ground black pepper
*Serve hot. Share and Enjoy!
Chili Health Benefits – Chili Leaves, Varieties
An excellent source of vitamin A and C. Just one ounce of chili contains 70mg of vitamin C, more than 100% of the RDA, and about 70% of the RDA for vitamin A.
The capsaicin in chilies may act as an anticoagulant perhaps helping to prevent blood clots that can lead to a heart attack or stroke. Two teaspoon of Jalapeno pepper can rev up the blood-clot-dissolving mechanism.
For those with a cold or allergies, eating chilis can provide temporary relief from nasal and sinus congestion.
Contain bioflavonoids that may help prevent cancer.
A drop or two of hot-pepper extract on cotton applied to a sore tooth is an instant remedy for toothache
Hot peppers are used as folk medicine to ward off senility.
Has aphrodisiac effect
Helps in digestion by promoting salivary and stomach secretions.
Prevents the growth of helicobacter pylori, the bacteria that causes ulcer.
Chili is made into warm lotion and applied for rheumatic pains. To make the lotion, crush fruit, mix with oil and apply on affected part 3-4 times daily. Avoid using near the eyes.
An excellent medicine for lung; it acts as expectorant and can help prevent and alleviate chronic bronchitis and emphysema. A hot spicy meal three times a week can help keep airways free of congestion.
Chili Leaves Health Benefits:
Leaves are used for dressing wound.
The leaves are excellent sources of calcium, iron and Vitamin B.
The leaves are a good source of potassium and vitamin A.
The leaves can help relieve indigestion. Make an infusion of fresh leaves using one tablespoon per cup of boiling water. Drink after meals.
For wellness: Eat one cup of fresh leaves everyday