Monggo with Hibi (Mung beans with small dried shrimp)
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This is a recipe for Monggo with Hibi which are Mung beans with small dried shrimp
Recipe type: Vegetable
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 5
  • 1 cup uncooked mung beans
  • 2 to 2 ½ tablespoons hibi (small dried shrimp)
  • 1 bunch fresh spinach
  • 3 tablespoons patis (fish sauce)
  • 5 ½ cups water
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3 medium ripe tomatoes, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  1. Boil 4 cups of water in a cooking pot. Add the mung beans and continue to boil until the beans absorb all the water. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a separate pot. Sauté garlic, onion, and tomato until soft.
  3. Add the hibi and mung beans. Stir.
  4. Pour-in remaining water into the pot. Let boil. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Add the spinach. Cook for 3 minutes.
  6. Add the fish sauce and ground black pepper. Stir and cook for 2 minutes more.
  7. Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve.
  8. Share and enjoy!
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Serving size: 5
Recipe by Panlasang Pinoy at