Ginataang Kuhol

Kuhol (edible species of snail) is a popular Filipino food in Metro Manila as i've seen a lots of Kuhol in Cubao farmers market, but be careful because not of all the species of snail is edible as lot's of them are poisonous. Aside from kuhol, pilipit is also cook instead, it is a kind snail also but the shell is conical and pointed. While Filipino use in consuming kuhol for food people in other Nation which are not used for eating should be cautious or avoid consuming kuhol, Anyway for all of my kababayan who want to cook a delectable filipino recipes, follow my step by step cooking for cooking this awesome food.

Ginataang Kuhol Recipe

  • 2 cup of gata (coconut milk)
  • 1 cup of kakang gata (coconut cream)
  • 1 1/2 kg of kuhol, wash thoroughly and break end side of shell
  • 2 tbsp of garlic
  • 1 whole onion, sliced
  • 3-4 thumb size peeled  ginger, cut into strips
  • vetsin 
  • salt to taste
  • 1 bundle dahon ng sili
  • 2-3 pcs siling labuyo, slice 
Procedure of Cooking for Ginataang Kuhol

In a heated pan, sautee garlic, onion, and ginger. Add kuhol and coconut milk (gata) and bring to boil until the broth almost dry. Add kakang gata, vetsin, salt to taste, siling labuyo and bring to boil to simmer until the sauce almost dry, Taste and add salt if needed and lastly add dahon ng sili and cook for 1-2 minute.. Served newly cook Filipino recipe ginataang kuhol with hot steamy rice. Sarap talaga and enjoy...

*Be sure to cook Kuhol thoroughly. by adding 1/2 cup of water while boiling with gata. But kakang should be pure, do not add water...*