How to Cook Ginataang Langka with Alimasag

This mouthwatering ginataang langka with alimasag (young jackfruit in coconut milk with crabs) is so easy to cook! Perfect pang-ulam talaga may okasyon man o wala!

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  • 1 kg unripe jackfruit (langka), chopped
  • 3 pcs crab (alimasag), cleaned and cut into halves
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk (ikalawang piga)
  • 2 cups coconut cream (kakang gata)
  • 1 pc medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 cups water
  • salt, to taste
  • ground black pepper, to taste
  • Magic Sarap seasoning granules, to taste (optional)
  • 2 pcs red chili, chopped (optional)

Ginataang Langka with Alimasag Recipe


  1. In a deep pan or vat, put the crabs. Add the jackfruit, onion, garlic, salt, pepper, water, and coconut milk.
  2. Turn on heat, cover, then bring to a boil. (Important: do not mix until the coconut milk is cooked)
  3. Open the cover. Give it a toss, cover, then simmer until the jackfruit is tender.
  4. Open the cover. Add some Magic Sarap seasoning granules then give it a mix.
  5. Add the coconut cream. Simmer for 5 to 7 minutes. (Again, do not mix until the coconut cream is cooked)
  6. Give it a final mix.
  7. Transfer to a serving dish.
  8. Serve with chopped chili if you want to add a spicy kick. Enjoy your ginataang langka with alimasag!

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