Mang Inasal Halo Halo Recipe– Filipino Cultural Dessert

Missing out the mang inasal halo halo recipe is denting your taste buds. Most of the people are unaware about secret methods of preparation, unique ingredients and proper guidance. People are  in search of a distinct touch which increases the dessert taste. 

Well, in this guide, you will be able to explore the secret information of halo halo recipe. Apart from this, serving techniques and unrevealed ingredients will be shared. Following this, you will get the results like dessert menu of mang inasal.So, stay with us and explore this popular dessert in Filipino style.

Halo halo dessert

Procedure of Making Halo Halo Recipe

Well. There are two methods to get the process done. Firstly, those people who want to prepare the ingredients at their home, will be treated from scratch. Secondly, people who want to buy ready-made bottles will also be considered. Follow the step by step lesson for homemade dessert or for your business.

Some Important Information


10 minutes for preparation

Cooking Time

10 minutes for making or cooking






Following are the ingredients which are instrumental and key for making the Philippine’s popular halo halo recipe.

Ingredients for halo halo
  • 1 tablespoon nata de coco.  It is a special Filipino jelly-like food. It is obtained by the process of coconut-water fermentation. The colour of  simple nata de coco is pale white and transparent.
  • 1 tablespoon chickpeas. Chickpeas has some other names too. In Asian countries it is known as chana,gram, bangladeshi gram. Other names are Egyptian gram. Garbanzo beans  is another name for chickpeas.
  • 1 saba banana. It is like a tripod which is part of regular Philippine cuisine. People love to eat cooked or even raw food.
  • 1 Tablespoon corn the market, it is known as sweet corn. This is used as a vegetable. It is a rich source of starch.
  • 1 tablespoon of MACAPUNO. In science, this is mutant coconut. It has more sucrose than normal coconut. Anyhow, in Filipino cuisine, it is used in sweet dishes like halo halo, pastilla, candies and many others.
  • 1 tablespoon of cooked sago. This is a carb: rich source of starch, vitamins,fibre and fats.
  • 1 tablespoon of cooked gelatin. It is derived from animal bodies. Most of the time it is taken from cow collagen and pigs.
  • 1 tablespoon kaong. These are immature fruits of the palm. It is widely consumed in the Philippines, Malaysia and east india. There are some other names of sugar palm, koang sugar palm, arenga palm.
  • ¼ cup of evaporated or condensed milk.
  • 1 tablespoon of pinipig which is known as puff rice. It is immature glutinous rice which is widely used in philippines.
  • 2 cups of crushed ice.
  • 1 tablespoon of beans of red mangoes.
  • 2 tablespoons of jackfruit. In ancient times heart disease and body inflammation were treated with the help of this fruit. This fruit has a variety of uses such as it is a perfect substitute for meat.
  • 2 tablespoons of ube jam. This jam is the main constituent of purple jam. It is widely used in ice cream, desserts such as halo halo.
  • 2 tablespoons of leche flan. This is made up of egg yolk, vanilla essence and condensed milk.

Equipments required

Following are the tools which are contributive for the preparation of halo halo recipe like mang inasal.

1 ice crusher which can crush the ice and ice cubes. One can use a food processor and food bender.

Dessert glass. This will be used while serving the halo halo.

Procedure and Directions

Halo Halo Dessert Complete procedure

Step 1

Take the dessert glass and add nata de coco. Following this, add chickpeas, sago, puff rice, jackfruit, red mango beans,kaong,corn kernel, and macapuno. 

Step 2

Add evaporated milk. Make sure that condensed milk must reach the bottom of the glass.

Step 3

Add 2 cups of ice which must be crushed with the help of an ice crusher or food processor.

Step 4

Last but not the least, lichen flan, and ube jam or purple jam are used for topping.

Prices of Regular and Small Halo Halo

Prices of halo halo recipe may be different and vary from store to store. One can call the nearest store or branch in order to know the exact prices. For example, mang inasal davao store offers small halo halo at the price of ph35.  The price of regular halo halo is ph55.

Prices of Regular and Small Halo Halo


Following are the nutrition facts, one can expect after taking the 1 cup of halo halo.


19 grams




0 gram


One gram


3 gram


25 gram

Saturated Fats

4 gram


23 gram

Why is Halo Halo a Popular Dessert?

It is a Filipino style dessert which means to mix. This recipe is easy to make at home. There is Razon’s halo halo dessert which is made up of light colour ingredients. Besides, chowking halo halo is made up of colourful ingredients which satisfy the taste buds.

Mang inasal halo halo is famous around the world. It is liked by locals, foreigners and tourists equally. One can enjoy this dessert in a hot and sunny summer. However, it gives refreshing satisfaction if it is taken in the winter season.

Why is Halo Halo a Popular Dessert?

It has been recommended that halo halo dessert must be a national dessert. It is pertinent to mention here that adobo is the national fish of the philippines. Many tourists, locals and others think that declaring it a national dessert will help in its promotion. 

There are a number of Tv actors and actresses  who love to eat creamy, soft and refreshing pinoy halo halo. Actress angel Locsion has been the focal of this dessert. Similarly, chefs like Anthony appreciated the halo halo of mang inasal when He tasted it in california.

FAQ’s: Frequently Asked Questions

On every 17 March, mang inasal celebrates the national day of halo halo. 

The best way to serve halo halo dessert is tall glass. Large bowl can be used for this purpose too. Small glass must be avoided because of too many ingredients.

Macapuno, condensed milk,jackfruit, mango beans, lecen flan, crushed ice, pinipig,sweet koang,nata de coco, corn kernel, sago and others.

Filipino people love to have fruit- based desserts. It is their tradition. Moreover, this dish is helpful in the hot season.


In summary, mang inasal has won the hearts and minds of people. This is the iconic dessert of philippines. Its making requires colourful ingredients which give unique experience to foodies. Dessert is easy to make and good to serve. It gives a crazy taste to young and old. Make this dessert part of your regular food and enjoy it.

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