Ginataang Kalabasa At Sitaw Recipe

Ginataan kalabasa at sitaw recipe

This dish is something that your friends and family would love because of it’s creaminess and not just that, it’s tasty and so healthy. This recipe is composed with two famous vegetable sitaw and kalabasa that rich in nutrients and vitamins. 

Any meal cooked with delectable coconut milk is referred to as ginataan. It’s rich and creamy, and it adds a pleasant twist to the fresh, bright flavours of vegetables we already know and love. Ginataan recipe is so popular on Ilocos Norte where almost of the dish outhere are compose with Gata (Coconut Milk).

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HOW TO COOK ginataang kalabasa at sitaw recipe

     First, you need to prepare all the ingredients needed for the recipe and next prepare your cooking pan and heat the oil up, and then toss the onion and garlic first and add the squash and string beans after.  Spread a little bit of salt unto the recipe and season some black pepper to it  after that add 2 chicken cubes. Mix it and add butter after, and pour out the coconut milk. Simmer it until the vegetable is tender enough to eat.  While simmering it few minutes just add a coconut cream and simmer it again. After that you’re done and your Ginataang Kalabasa at Sitaw Recipe is finally cooked.

How long does coconut cream last out of the can?

If you left an opened can of coconut cream on the counter overnight, it would go bad. It lasts 5-7 days in an airtight container in the fridge, or up to two weeks at the most, if properly stored.

What can we use if sitaw (string beans) is not available

You can use chili flakes or a number of red chili peppers. The number of peppers to be used depends on your desired spiciness of the dish.

Tips on Cooking this recipe

  • For best result pick a fresh kalabasa and sitaw from the wet market
  • It is best partnered with fresh Daing (Dried Fish)
  • Make sure to check your coconut milk before using it. 

Level: Easy

Yield: 4 serving

Cooking time: 20 minutes

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Ginataang Kalabasa At Sitaw Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 28kcal
Cost: 5

Ingredients

  • 1 kilo Kalabasa (Squash)
  • 1 Sitaw (String Beans)
  • 1 pc Onion
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 2 pcs Chicken Cubes
  • 400 ml Coconut Milk
  • 1 cup Water
  • 100 ml Coconut Cream

Instructions

  • You need to prepare all the ingredients needed for the recipe.
  • Prepare your cooking pan and heat the oil up.
  • Toss the onion and garlic first and add the squash and string beans after. 
  • Prepared a little bit of salt unto the recipe and season some black pepper to it 
  • Add 2 chicken cubes, mix it and add butter after.
  • Pour out the coconut milk. Simmer it until the vegetable is tender enough to eat. 
  • While simmering it few minutes just add a coconut cream and simmer it again.
  • Serve and Enjoy

Nutrition

Serving: 12g | Calories: 28kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 1.44g | Fat: 0.24g | Sodium: 300mg | Potassium: 190mg | Fiber: 1.1g | Sugar: 2.27g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 11.3mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 0.33mg

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