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Ginataang Papaya Recipe

Easy and healthy Filipino vegetable dish
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: Papaya, Vegetables
Servings: 6
Calories: 375kcal


  • Cooking Pan


  • 2 pcs medium-sized green (unripe) papaya
  • 2 pcs coconuts, grated
  • 2 1/2 cups hot water
  • 1 pc big-sized onion, chopped
  • 1 pc whole garlic, chopped
  • 1 pc small-sized ginger, chopped
  • 2 tbsp salt


  • Make coconut cream (kakang gata) by mixing the grated coconut with 1 cup hot water and squeezing out the liquid. You can use clean cloth to squeeze the grated coconut.
  • Afterwards, make the coconut milk (gata or pangalawang gata) by mixing another 1 ½ cups hot water with the grated coconut and squeeze out the liquid.
  • Cut the papaya into smaller bite-sized pieces. You may refer to the photo in this article for the size.
  • Pour-in the coconut milk (pangalawang gata), garlic, onion, ginger, and papaya into a cooking pot. Boil for 15 minutes.
  • Pour-in the coconut cream (kakang gata) and add-in the salt.
  • Boil for another 10 to 15 minutes or until the papaya gets soft.
  • Remove from heat and transfer to a serving bowl. Enjoy!


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Nutrition Facts
Ginataang Papaya Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 375 Calories from Fat 204
% Daily Value*
Fat 22.7g35%
Saturated Fat 20.4g128%
Sodium 2363mg103%
Potassium 451mg13%
Carbohydrates 44.5g15%
Fiber 3.8g16%
Sugar 36.4g40%
Protein 3g6%
Calcium 48mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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