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Duterte: Friday is Munggo Ulam Day

MANILA – As the inauguration of the new president of the Philippines is set on Friday, one of the main dishes on the said event is the most popular Ginisang Mungo. There are now talks about passing a law of making Munggo the National Ulam on Friday.  This is to follow the food that our beloved president would like.

munggo 101

Did you know?

Munggo/Mung Bean also known as moong bean has a high source of nutrients like manganese, potassium, magnesium, folate, copper, zinc, and various B vitamins.

Ginisang Munggo is one of the oldest Filipino delicacies that have been passed down through centuries. Because of its cheap price on the market, it is one of the most cooked meals for families here in the Philippines. So if you’re a vegetarian, you might want to say YES when the law is being processed for it to become the NATIONAL ULAM FOR FRIDAYS.