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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Binatog, also known as bualaw, is a Filipino snack or breakfast dish prepared with dried mature waxy corn kernels soaked in saltwater until it puffs up then it is topped with freshly grated coconut, butter, and salt or sugar.


  • 800 g white hominy
  • 1 cup freshly coconut grated
  • white sugar, to taste
  • salt, to taste
  • butter, to taste


  1. Drain hominy then rinse it with running water.
  2. Place hominy in a pot the add enough water to cover the kernels. Bring to a boil then simmer in low heat for 20 minutes or until kernels burst open.
  3. Divide boiled corn on serving bowls then top it with grated coconut, butter, salt, and sugar to taste.