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delicious Linubihang Munggo (Mung Bean in Coconut Milk ) in a bowl with a wooden spoon
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Linubihang Munggo

A healthy, creamy, and tasty Filipino dish that is made with mung beans, shiitake mushrooms and coconut milk. This is super easy to cook, packed with nutrients, and perfect for vegan lunch or dinner!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Calories: 186kcal


  • 6 cups water
  • 1 cup dried green mung beans
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ½ cup sweet onions finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ cup tomatoes chopped
  • ½ cup shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper


  • In a large saucepan or pot add water and mung beans.
  • Over medium heat, bring the mixture to a boil and simmer for 35 minutes until the beans are soft and mushy.
  • Remove mung beans from the pot and set aside.
  • In a skillet over medium heat, add vegetable oil and saute sweet onions and minced garlic for 1 minute.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes, sliced shiitake mushrooms, cooked mung beans, coconut milk, salt, pepper, and bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce to simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Season with salt and ground black pepper to taste.
  • Serve immediately with steamed rice.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 177mg | Potassium: 420mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 168IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 3mg
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