Sinigang na Pata with Puso ng Saging
  • 1 whole pata (pork hocks)
  • 1 banana heart, cleaned and prepared
  • 3 pcs tomatoes,quartered
  • 1 pc onion, halved
  • 7 pieces batwan (or tamarind powder mix)
  • Salt and/or fish sauce to taste
  • 4-5 cups of water (adjustable)
  1. Over charcoal, broil the whole pata 20-30 minutes or until it is cooked.
  2. Chop into serving portions.
  3. In a pot of water, place the pata, onions and tomatoes. Boil in medium fire 30-45 minutes until the pata is tender.
  4. Add cleaned puso ng saging and boil/simmer until the banana heart become soft.
  5. Finally add batwan (or tamarind powder). Adjust taste with salt and/or fish sauce.
Recipe by Cooking Pinoy Recipes at