Ginataang Bilo Bilo Recipe

Bilo Bilo

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Ginataang bilo – bilo is a Filipino dessert made with glutinous rice balls in a sweet coconut milk together with sweet potato, taro, various yams, jack fruit, saba banana and tapioca pearls.



For Gintaang Bilo Bilo Soup

For  Ginataang Bilo Bilo Rice Balls


For Bilo Bilo ( glutinous rice balls)

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Mix until well blended and form a dough.
  2. Put small portions on your hands and form it into a ball about 1/2 in. diameter.
  3. You will make about 20-30 balls depending on the size.

For the coconut milk base

  1. Put coconut milk, cream, condensed milk and pandan leaves in a pot and bring to a boil.
  2. In high heat, add sweet potatoes and cook for 7 minutes.
  3. Adjust heat to medium and add rice balls, jack fruit (cut into strips) and its syrup. Add tapioca pearl. Stir.
  4. Add macapuno, stir.
  5. Add a few drops of ube extract if using.
  6. Continue to cook for another 5 minutes.
  7. Add bananas. Simmer with occasional stirring (low heat) for 2 minutes.
  8. Serve warm.



Keywords: sticky rice balls, glutinous rice balls, coconut milk-based soup, traditional, sweet coconut milk soup