Ginataang Langka Recipe
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Are you looking for easy ginataang langka recipe? Well, check the ingredients and procedure.

Jackfruit is an aromatic and delicious fruit that is common in South and Southeast Asia. The pulpy flesh is chewy and sweet, making it a favorite snack of Filipinos from all walks of life.

Read: Spicy Ginataang Papaya Recipe

Though considered as a medium tree, jackfruit can bear enormous fruits that can weigh as much as 50 kilos. A matured tree can also bear hundreds of fruits a year making it a spectacular crop to cultivate.


The supply of jackfruit in the Philippines is plenty, you can buy it all year round. Though the ripe ones are more in demand, Filipinos buy those unripe ones as a vegetable.

One of the most common meals featuring this is the ginataang langka.


  • 1/2 kilo unripe jackfruit – remove the skin and chop
  • 1/2 kilo pork kasim – chopped
  • 2 1/2 cups coconut milk
  • 2 pieces green chilies – chopped
  • 1 medium red onion – chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic – minced
  • 2 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a pan, saute garlic and onion.
  2. Add the pork and let it simmer.
  3. Add the water and let it boil for about 10 minutes or until the water almost dry out.
  4. Put the coconut milk and let it boil for about 2 minutes.
  5. Add the fish sauce, salt, and pepper. Let it simmer for about a minute.
  6. Add the jackfruit and let boil while stirring.
  7. Put the green chilies and stir.
  8. Serve and enjoy.



  • If you don’t like spicy ginataang langka, don’t chop the green chilies.
  • You can also add onion spring for a more flavorful dish.
  • This is best served with hot rice.

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