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Ginisang Monggo with Dilis

This is a recipe for Ginisang Monggo with Dilis.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Vegetable
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: ginisang munggo, munggo
Servings: 3
Calories: 406kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 ¼ cups mung beans soaked in water overnight
  • 4 oz. dried anchovies dilis
  • 1 piece tomato diced
  • 1 piece onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 bunch spinach
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 ½ tablespoons patis fish sauce
  • 3 cups water


  • Heat oil on a pot.
  • Saute garlic, onion and tomato.
  • Once the onion gets soft, add the dried dilis. Stir and cook for a minute.
  • Add the soaked mung beans. Saute for1 to 2 mimutes.
  • Pour-in water. Let boil. Cook in low heat until the mung beans gets soft and mushy. Note: you can add more water if needed.
  • Sprinkle some ground black pepper and then add fish sauce. Stir.
  • Add the spinach. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 3g | Calories: 406kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 865mg | Potassium: 2044mg | Fiber: 17g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 11085IU | Vitamin C: 45.5mg | Calcium: 313mg | Iron: 10.4mg