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Ginataang Santol sa Sili

How to Cook Ginataang Santol Sa Sili

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 33 mins
Total Time 43 mins
Course Vegetable Recipes
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 5 servings


  • 10 pcs ripe santol
  • 2 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1/4 kilo ground vegemeat
  • 1 head garlic crushed
  • 1 pc onion chopped
  • 4 pcs siling haba finger-like pepper, sliced thinly
  • 2 cup coconut milk from 2 grated coconuts
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • Salt according to taste


How to cook Ginataang Santol Sa Sili:

  • Wash santol and pare skin. Cut in half and remove seeds.
  • Grate the flesh directly into a bowl of hot water and squeeze tightly using a cheesecloth to drain liquid. Set aside.
  • Heat a carajay or wok. Put 2 tablespoons cooking oil. Add ground vegemeatĀ and stir-fry until light brown.
  • Push to the side. Add the garlic and and onion and cook until soft. Combine with the cooked vegemeat.
  • Add the siling haba and the squeezed santol flesh. Pour in the coconut milk.
  • Boil then simmer for about 30 minutes with occasional stirring.
  • Season with salt and sugar. Serve hot with steamed rice. Serves 5.