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Banana Ketchup

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Written By Brad Archer





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What’s In Banana Ketchup?


  • 30ml Ingredient: Info

How to Make Banana Ketchup

Step 1: Details

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Storing Banana Ketchup


How I Use Banana Ketchup

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Banana Ketchup Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Course: SidesCuisine: FilipinoDifficulty: Medium


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Experience the bold and vibrant taste of the Philippines with this unique condiment


  • 2tbsp 2tbsp Neutral Oil

  • 1 1 White Onion

  • 2 2 Garlic Cloves

  • 1 1 Green Chilli

  • 2tsp 2tsp Grated Ginger

  • 1/2tsp 1/2tsp Ground Turmeric

  • 1/4tsp 1/4tsp Ground Cinnamon

  • 4 4 Large, Ripe Bananas

  • 100ml 100ml White Vinegar

  • 2tbsp 2tbsp Honey

  • 1tbsp 1tbsp Tomato Paste or Puree

  • Salt

  • Water


  • Peel and chop the onion, peel and finely slice the garlic cloves and split the chilli in half, scoop out the seeds and finely slice.
  • Add the bananas in chunks in a bowl, then mash roughly with the back of a fork – this is why they must be ripe!
  • Place a pan over medium heat and add the oil until hot before adding the onion. You want them to soften, which will take around 5 minutes, before adding garlic, chilli, ginger, turmeric and cinnamon.
  • Stir in the mashed bananas, vinegar, honey and tomato paste with a good pinch of salt and bring to a simmer. If there is not enough liquid at this point, add a splash of water.
  • Drop the heat down as low as possible, then simmer for 15 minutes, stirring regularly to ensure nothing catches on the bottom of the pan.
  • Allow it to cool a little before tipping the contents of the pan into a food process or blender. Blitz until it has come together. If you want it to be a little looser, add a water splash. You’re looking for the consistency of regular ketchup.

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