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How to Cook Sinigang na Baka sa Pula

This is a recipe of the popular sinigang na baka but the only difference on this one is the color of the soup.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Beef Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: sinigang na baka, sinigang na baka sa pula
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 435kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 kilo beef your choice of cut
  • 1 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 small radish sliced diagonally
  • 3 pcs okra sliced diagonally
  • 3 pcs tomatoes quartered
  • 2 small gabi peeled and quartered
  • 1 large sachet sinigang mix
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pc onion chopped
  • 1 bunch mustasa optional
  • 2 pcs long green chilies
  • 1 bunch kangkong remove stem
  • water for boiling
  • cooking oil for sautéing


How to Cook Sinigang na Baka sa Pula

  • Put the beef in the pot with water just enough to cover the meat. You can use a pressure cooker or an ordinary pot to boil the beef.
  • Bring to a boil then simmer until tender. In a pressure cooker it might take 35 to 45 minutes depending on the type of beef cuts. In an ordinary pot it might take 1 to 1 and 1/2 hours to tenderize.
  • When the beef is tender, remove the meat from the broth and place in a bowl. Then reserve the broth for later use.
  • In an empty pot or wok, heat cookng oil and saute garlic, onion and tomatoes and stir until the tomatoes are tender.
  • Add in the patis and let it simmer for a few minutes then add the tomato paste and stir again for a few minutes.
  • Then pour the beef broth and sliced gabi then bring to a boil. Cover and simmer until the gabi is tender.
  • Add in the radish and okra then simmer for a few minutes. Add more water if the liquid is too thick.
  • Add the okra and the mustard leaves, kangkong leaves, long green chilies and the boiled beef.
  • Let it simmer until the veggies are cooked. Serve hot with cooked rice.