Beef Sinigang

5 from 3 reviews


  • 600g tuhod ng baka (beef kneecap), chopped
  • 400g beef short ribs, cut into pieces
  • 4 tomato, quartered
  • ¼ kg unripe tamarind, boiled and juices squeezed out or sinigang mix
  • 2 medium taro root (gabi), peeled and halved
  • 1 large radish, peeled and sliced
  • 12 pieces okra, cut in half
  • 1 bunch of kangkong leaves, washed
  • 2 pieces green chilies (siling pansigang)
  • patis with siling labuyo for sawsawan
  • steamed rice for serving


  1. Put the tuhod ng baka and beef ribs in your pressure cooker and pour enough water to cover it. Don’t lock it. Bring it to a boil, removing scum just before the water starts to boil.
  2. Turn heat to low. Add the tomatoes and simmer for 45 minutes.
  3. Lock the pressure cooker and cook for another 30 minutes with the pressure cooker locked in.
  4. After 30 minutes and pressure is removed. Skim the excess fat on top of the soup.
  5. Turn on heat and bring to a simmer. Add the gabi and the radish.
  6. Cook for 5 minutes then add the okra and green chillies, cook for three more minutes then add the kang kong leaves. and cook for an additional 2 minutes.