Pinangat na Galunggong sa Palayok Recipe


  • 1 kilo of small Galunggong fish
  • 1/2 head garlic, crushed
  • 2-3 thumb size ginger cut into thin slices
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1-3 pcs. green or red chili
  • 4 tbsp. Salt
  • 1 tbsp. Pepper
  • 1 cup of Water
  • banana leaves


  1. Wash fish thoroughly drain. Cut the banana leave to form into 2” width bands.
  2. Put the fish into bowl then mix it with ginger, garlic, salt and pepper.
  3. Lay one ban of banana leaf on a flat surface arrange 5 to 6 galunggong and roll wrap tightly with the banana leaf to form a roll. Do this on the rest of the galunggong.
  4. In the Palayok put in half of the garlic and ginger at the bottom then arrange the dilis rolls side by side on over the garlic and ginger.
  5. Now add in the rest of the garlic and ginger over the top, add in the vinegar and about 1/2 cup of water. Season with salt to taste. Add the chili on top.
  6. Cover and simmer in medium heat for 25 to 30 minutes or until fish are cooked and most of the liquid has evaporated.
  7. Serve hot with rice.

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