Ginataang Puso Ng Saging

Remove the pistil (hard part inside the floret) and throw away...

Boil water. When already boiling, add puso ng saging. When cooked, remove and drain. Slice puso ng saging. Set aside.


2 Puso ng Saging big
Olive Oil
Red Bell Pepper
Spring Onions
Tanlad (Lemongrass) - tie it properly
Fresh Coconut Milk
Black Pepper

* For the coconut milk, you need two extractions. For the first extraction, just add a little water then squeeze out its milk in a bowl. Strain the coconut milk then set aside. For the second extraction, add more water than the first one then squeeze out its milk in a bowl. Strain then set aside.


In a pot, heat olive oil. Sauté garlic, onion, ginger and tanlad for around 1 to 2 minutes. Add puso ng saging and red bell pepper. Mix well for about 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add second extraction of coconut milk. Mix well and cover for about 4 minutes then add the spring onions. Do a taste test so you will know if you need to add more salt and pepper. Then, add the first extraction of coconut milk. Mix well for 1 minute then turn the heat off. Serve hot with white rice.


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