Giniling! Who would not know this dish, Filipinos from all walk of life would surely remember, it is a mainstay on most carinderia or turo-turo in any street corner in Metro Manila or at your workplace canteen. It is also available at food courts.


1/2 kilo ground pork or beef, low-fat
1/2 head garlic, crushed, chopped
1 medium size onion, chopped
2 large size tomatoes, diced
2 medium size potatoes, diced
1 large size carrot, diced
1 medium size bell pepper, diced
1/2 cup cornstarch diluted in 1/4 c. water
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1/4 cup raisins
3 pcs. Bay leaf
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup fish sauce
2 tbsps. sugar
salt and pepper
cooking oil

Cooking Procedure:

Giniling - Cooking Procedure

In a sauce pan, sauté garlic, onion and tomato. Add ground meat and stir cook for 2-3 minutes or until meat turns to golden brown. Add fish sauce and soy sauce stir fry for 1 to 2 minutes, add tomato sauce and bay leaf, stir well. Add 1 1/2 to 2 cups of water let boil and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes. Add in potatoes and carrots and simmer for another 3 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Thicken sauce with cornstarch, add bell pepper and sugar and cook covered for 2 to 3 minutes or until peppers are crips-tender. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with lots of rice.


Anonymous said...

thank you1 makapagluto na nga hehe ^^

Anonymous said...

I noticed you forgot to add the raisins..Thanks in advance..Looks good..I will cook this in the future..


ut-man said...

Hi Jane,
Yes I forgot I should have noted it as an option, thanks...


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