1 unripe langka, about 5 cups, peeled and cut
1 & 1/2 to 2 cups thick coconut milk
1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
1 & 1/2 tablespoons onion, chopped
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
1 & 1/2 tablespoons vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
How to make lanka salad
- Boil langka in water and salt. When tender remove from fire and drain.
- Put langka in a serving bowl, combine with the rest of the ingredients.
- Refrigerate and serve cold.
About Langka or Jackfruit: Langka is delicious cooked as preserves for halo-halo or eaten au naturel soaked in a bed of ice. The unripe langka’s whitish pulp is usually cooked as a vegetable stewed in coconut milk with shrimps and pork. The large langka seeds are boiled till tender, peeled and eaten with sugar.