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Binignit (Ginataang Halo-halo)

Binignit a is a Filipino snack composed of a variety of tubers, banana, jack-fruit, and bilo-bilo. This can be served either warm or cold as a snack.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 609kcal
Author: Daisy Merano


  • 1/2 cup purple yam cubed (ube)
  • 4 pieces banana saba variety, sliced
  • 1 cup eddo gabi
  • 1 cup sweet potato cubed
  • 1 cup jackfruit ripe, sliced
  • 1/2 cup tapioca pearls
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 4 cups coconut milk

Glutinous rice balls

  • 1 cup glutinous rice flour
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Prepare the glutinous rice balls by combining 1 cup glutinous rice flour and 1/2 cup water. Mix well and mold the mixture into balls. Set aside.
  • Pour coconut milk in a cooking pot. Let boil. Add sweet potato, eddo (gab), purple yam (ube), and sugar. Cook for 8 minutes or until tender.
  • Add water, saba banana, jackfruit, and tapioca pearls. Stir. Cover the pot and continue to cook for 8 to 10 minutes while stirring once every minute.
  • Serve!


Calories: 609kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 34g | Sodium: 47mg | Potassium: 797mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 3831IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 7mg