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Halo-Halo with Coconut Milk
(Ginataang Halo-Halo)



  • 4 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup diced sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup diced plantains
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup sweet rice powder
  • 1/4 cup tapioca (quick-cooking type)
  • 1 cup jackfruit, cut into strips


  1. In a medium pot, bring the water and coconut milk to a boil.
  2. Add 1/4 cup sugar and simmer.
  3. Add sweet potatoes and plantains and simmer until half done.
  4. Add 3 tablespoons water to sweet rice powder.
  5. Take a little of the mixture at a time and form into balls the size of hazelnuts.
  6. Drop balls into the simmering mixture.
  7. Add cooked tapioca, 1/4 cup sugar and jackfruit. Stir and cook for 5 minutes.
  8. Serve hot or cold.

Halo-halo literally means a mixture; in this case a mixture of fruit.


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