How To Cook The Best Tortang Talong With Giniling

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Best Tortang Talong With Giniling Recipe

Are you craving for meat and vegetable? Well, here is a popular Filipino dish consisting of fresh eggplant and ground pork.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Pork recipe, Vegetable recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 225kcal
Cost $5-20


  • 4 pcs Eggplant grilled and peeled
  • 1/4 kg Pork meat ground
  • 1 pc Potato peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 4 pcs Eggs
  • 1 tbsp Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves Garlic crushed and minced
  • 1 pc Onion minced
  • 1 cup Oil
  • 1/4 cup Water


  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, saute garlic until golden brown. Toss in onion and saute until softened.
  • Now, add ground pork into the pan and continue mixing to avoid sticking over low heat for 5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes, toss in potato, and cook for another 5 minutes over low heat.
  • After 5 minutes, pour in 1/4 cup of water. Cover and simmer until pork is slightly dried already. Transfer the ground pork into a bowl and set aside.
  • Get the bowl with ground pork, add 3 eggs and flour into the bowl and mix it well with the ground pork.
  • In a bowl, beat the remaining egg.
  • Use a spoon to push down the eggplant to flatten and widen it.
  • Now, dip the eggplant into the beaten egg then add 2 tbsp of ground pork mixture onto the eggplant.
  • Then, fry it over low heat 5 minutes each side of the eggplant.
  • Serve on a plate and enjoy!


Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 328mg | Potassium: 179mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg
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