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Minatamis na Monggo (Sweetened Red Mung Beans)

It may seem weird to use beans in desserts but if you have had Halo Halo, you know how yummy they are. These candied red beans, Minatamis na Monggo, are used in other recipes as an ingredient such as Halo Halo.

Minatamis na Monggo (Sweetened Red Mung Beans)

4 Servings

20 minute cook time

*Requires beans to be rinsed and soaked overnight.


Your List of Ingredients

  • 1 Cup red beans

  • 1/2 cup white sugar

  • water

Step 1: Let’s Get Started the night before

Rinse the beans, then soak them in water overnight. Drain the beans well.

Step 2: Next day

Drain the beans well.

Step 3: Bring to boil

Add beans, enough water to cover the beans, and sugar in a medium saucepan. Stir and bring to a boil.

Step 4: Simmer till yummy

Lower heat, cover, and simmer until beans are tender and the liquid is thick and syrupy.



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