Ginataang Kamansi

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Kamansi or Seeded Breadfruit is very closely related to Jackfruit. Both have sharp points on its skin while Rimas has a flatter outer skin. Kamansi has soft seeds and Rimas has no seeds. This is very rich in starch. Kamansi si are believed to be native to Papua New Guinea and possibly Indonesia and the Philippines.

Ginataang Kamansi Recipe


  • 2 cups thick coconut milk 
  • 5 cups thin coconut milk 
  • 3 pieces of kamansi, peeled and cut into bite size
  • 1/4 kilo pork belly, cubed 
  • 1/4 cup shrimp paste
  • 1 medium onion,chopped 
  • 4 cloves garlic minced 
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil 
  • 4 pieces bird’s eye chili, minced 
  • salt to taste

Cooking Procedure:

  1. In a wok put pork belly and add small amount of water and salt. Boiled until the water is lessen. 
  2. Add cooking oil and wait until the pork turn to golden brown.
  3. Sauté garlic and onions until onions become translucent, add shrimp paste then stir and simmer in 3 minutes.
  4. Pour in the kamansi and thin coconut milk. Stir Simmer until kamansi is tender and the sauce a little dry. 
  5. Add thick coconut milk, simmer for around 3 minutes or until the sauce has become oily and the coconut milk has curdled a bit. 
  6. Add salt to taste and the chili.
  7. Serve with hot steam rice and fried fish. Share and enjoy!

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Ginataang Kamansi

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