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Kilawing Puso ng Saging

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Servings: 3
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 to 3 cups chopped banana blossoms
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 medium yellow onion sliced
  • 6 tablespoons cane vinegar
  • 3 pieces long green chili pepper sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup vegetable broth
  • Brine: 6 cups of water combined with 5 tablespoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Soak the chopped banana blossoms in the bowl with brine for 15 to 20 minutes. After soaking, squeeze tightly to release the sap from the banana blossoms. Place in a colander to drain the water. Set aside.
  • Heat the cooking oil in a pan.
  • Saute the garlic and onion.
  • Add the banana blossoms. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Pour-in the fish sauce and vegetable broth, Stir and let boil.
  • Pour-in the vinegar. Allow to re-boil, cover, and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Add the green chili and ground black pepper.Stir and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Turn-off the heat and transfer to a serving plate.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 3g