Apple Snails in Coconut Milk (Ginataang Kuhol)

November 02, 2018
Apple Snails in Coconut Milk (Ginataang Kuhol)

Apple Snails in Coconut Milk or Ginataang Kuhol is a dish that can be enjoyed either as a main dish along with warm white rice, or as an appetizer.


1 lb. Apple snails kohol, shell removed

2 cups coconut milk

6 pieces red chillies

2 medium size green and red bell pepper

1 medium onion sliced

4 cloves garlic crushed and chopped

2 thumbs ginger sliced

1/4 cup shrimp paste

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

3 tablespoons cooking oil


1. Heat the cooking oil in a cooking pot.

2. Once the oil gets hot, saute the garlic and onion. Add the ginger and continue to cook for 1 to 2 minutes.

3.Put the apple snails in the cooking pot. Stir and cook for 2 minutes.

4.Add the shrimp paste and chillies. Stir.

5.Pour-in the coconut milk. Let boil. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.

6.Add the ground black pepper and bell peppers. Stir and cook for 5 minutes without covering.

7.Serve for pulutan or as a main dish with warm white rice. Share and enjoy!