Tortang Monggo Recipe
Here's a creative way to enjoy healthy monggo!
Tired of the same old torta? We’re shaking things up with this Tortang Monggo recipe! It’s healthy and full of protein, perfect for your family. Learn how to cook Tortang Monggo today!
Categories : Main Dish, Vegetable & Del Monte Tomato Sauce
Culture : Filipino
Preparation Time : 5 min.
Cooking Time : 50 mins.
Serving Size : 7
- 1/3 cup monggo, green
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup alamang, fresh or dulong
- 1 cup malunggay
- 1 pouch DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce (115g)
- 1/2 cup flour, all-purpose
- 1/4 cup onion, red, chopped
- 3 pc egg, beaten
- 1 3/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper, black
- 1 cup oil, for frying
- Bring to boil then simmer monggo in water for 30 minutes or until monggo is cooked. Combine monggo with remaining ingredients, except oil. Mix thoroughly.
- Fry every 2 tablespoons of mixture in hot oil. Cook until golden brown. Serve with DEL MONTE Chili Sauce or DEL MONTE Red Cane Vinegar.
This Tortang Monggo dish is a unique spin on the Filipino favorite high in Vitamin A that helps boost the family's immunity and eyesight. It also has calcium which helps in bone growth and development.
Fry the mixture in a pan over medium to high heat. This allows the batter to set and at the same time brown. A pan that is too hot will burn the batter.
Cooking Tools Needed
- Chopping Board
- Wooden Spatula