Ginataang Puso ng Saging

AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix


  • 5 cups (400g) Banana Heart, outer layers removed, cut thinly
  • 1 cup (250ml) Water
  • 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Vegetable oil
  • 1 cup (100g) Onions, sliced
  • ¼ cup (40g) Garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. (5g) Ginger, minced
  • 1 cup (250ml) Water
  • 1 cup (245ml) Coconut Cream
  • 1 pack (8g) AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix
  • 2 1/2 Tbsps. (35ml) Fish Sauce
  • ½ tsp. (2.5g) Ground black pepper
  • 1 cup (300g) Shrimps, peeled and cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup (70g) Malunggay leaves, fresh


  1. SQUEEZE. In a bowl, combine banana heart and water. Squeeze out juice and discard. Set aside.
  2. SAUTÉ & SIMMER. In a pot, heat oil. Sauté onion, garlic, and ginger. Add banana heart and water. Cover and let simmer. Add coconut cream, mix well.
  3. SEASON. Add AJI-GINISA®, fish sauce, and black pepper. Mix well.
  4. MIX. Add shrimp and cook until it turns orange. Add malunggay leaves, mix well and cook for another minute.
  5. SERVE. Transfer to a plate. Serve and enjoy.

Cooking Tips

Soak the banana heart with water then squeeze out the sap. This helps reduce the bitter taste of the vegetable.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 25 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 10 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 6 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1 cup

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AJINOMOTO Ginisa® Flavor Seasoning Mix Buy Now

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*with rice and fruit

Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Meal Serving Idea: 1 cup Ginataang Puso ng Saging, 1 1/2 cups rice, 2 pcs. Chico

Banana heart or puso ng saging is a great source of anti-oxidants that helps in the prevention of certain cancers.


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