This soup has a comforting and gentle flavor, like adzuki bean soup.
'Ginisang Munggo' is a standard home-cooked dish of the Philippines. It's delicious even without meat.
The older the fish sauce, the saltier it gets, to be careful not to add too much. Generally, the soup is topped with a bitter green like bitter melon greens, but spinach or mulūkhīya are also tasty.
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