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Monggo Guisado with Dilis and Malunggay

Monggo Guisado with Dilis and Malunggay Recipe

1 1/4 cups mung beans
4 to 6 cups water
1/2 cup dried anchovies (dilis)
1 cup malunggay leaves
1 medium yellow onion, sliced
1 medium plum tomato, diced
3 cloves crushed garlic
3 tablespoons cooking oil
2 tablespoons fish sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper to taste

Cooking Procedure
1. Boil 5 cups of water in a cooking pot. Add the mung beans and continue to boil for 35 to 40 minutes until the mung beans expand a little and become soft (Note: add more water if needed). Set aside.
2. Heat the cooking oil in a separate cooking pot.
3. Saute the garlic and onion. Add the tomato and continue to saute for 2 minutes.
4. Put-in the dried anchovies. Stir.
5. Add the boiled mung beans. Stir. And continue to saute for 2 minutes.
6. Pour 1 to 2 cups of water. Let boil. Turn the heat between low and medium and continue to cook for 5 to 8 minutes.
7. Add-in the malunggay leaves. Stir.
8. Pour-in fish sauce and put some ground black pepper. Stir and cook for 1 to 2 minutes more.
9. Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve.
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Number of servings (yield): 6

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