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Banana Ketchup Recipe

Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
Total Time1 hr 32 mins
Servings: 12
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs saging na saba bananas, cleaned
  • 17 pieces birds eye chili crushed and minced
  • 2 cups white vinegar
  • 2 lbs brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon coloring - choco brown
  • 0.18 ounces sodium benzoate
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon coloring - ketchup red
  • 1 head onion chopped
  • 1 piece red bell pepper
  • 3 tablespoons garlic minced
  • 100 ounces water
  • 3.6 ounces iodized salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves crushed


  • Put water in a large pot and let boil.
  • Put in the bananas and boil for 12 minutes. Remove from the pot and let cool.
  • When the bananas have cooled, peel them and divide each into 3 pieces by slicing.
  • Combine bananas, onion, bell pepper, and garlic. Place in a blender with 2 cups of water and blend for seconds. Note: this can be done by batch.
  • Place the mixture in a large mixing bowl. Add chili, all the spices, vinegar, sugar, and salt. Mix well.
  • Place the mixture in a large pot and cook for 60 minutes or until the mixture thickens.
  • Put-in the food coloring and sod benzoate. Stir until well blended.
  • Let the mixture cool and transfer to jars or containers.


Serving: 12g