Dinengdeng na Baka sa Sampaloc

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(Bamboo shoots with Tamarind Soured Beef)


  • 1/2 kilo shredded and parboiled bamboo shoots
  • 1 bundle string beans, trimmed, cut into 2” lengths
  • 1 bundle saluyot, trimmed, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 kilo beef strips
  • 3-4 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 medium size onion, chopped
  • 2 medium size tomatoes chopped
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 1 to 2 tbsp. tamarind sinigang mix
  • salt
  • cooking oil


  1. Place the bamboo shoots a big sauce pan, add enough water to same level with the bamboo shoot bring to a boil and simmer for about 3 to 5 minutes, discard first boiled water.
  2. Now add in about the same quantity of water and bring to a boil, simmer for 20 to 30 minutes. Remove from heat and separate the bamboo shoot from the liquid, keep aside. In a separate sauce pan sauté the beef with garlic, onion and tomato for about 2 to 3 minutes. Add in the fish sauce and continue to stir cook for about 1 minute.
  3. Add in the liquid from boiling the bamboo shoots, bring to a boil and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or until the beef are tender. Correct saltiness if required.
  4. Add in the string beans and simmer for 1 to 2 minutes now add in the jute and continue to simmer for about 2 to 3 minutes or until the vegetables are just cooked. Served hot with a lot of rice.

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