Pata Lauya

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  • 2 kilos Pork Pata
  • Unripe Jackfruit, large chunks/cubes, just proportion it with the pata
  • 1 tbsp Atsuete powder
  • 6 pcs Batwan or any souring fruit or broth
  • 2pcs Siling pangsigang (Long chili pepper)
  • Water for boiling
  • 1/2 tbsp Salt


  1. Wash and clean pata. In a large pot, place pata, salt and enough water then boil until tender. It may take 45 minutes to an hour for regular boiling and less time when pressured cooked.
  2. When tender, add jackfruit and boil until the langka becomes tender too. Make sure the langka is tender before adding souring ingredients.
  3. Add batwan and boil it under the broth becomes sour enough according to your taste.
  4. Add achuete powder and mix thoroughly, You can add more to get the desired hue of the broth.
  5. Add siling pangsigang and make adjustments (souring, saltiness, color, etc) and remove from heat

Serve with rice. Enjoy!