How to cook Ginataang Baka with Vegetables

Ginataang Baka with Vegetables

  • Author: alingoday
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 45
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10


Ginataang Baka is beef cooked in creamy coconut milk with green beans, papaya/sayote and bell pepper. This is perfect for lunch or dinner.


1 kg. Beef (Sirloin), cubes
1 1/2 cups Coconut Cream
(kakang gata)
1 cup Coconut Milk (2nd piga)
1 pc. Onion, chopped
5 – 6 cloves Garlic, minced
Green Beans or Sitaw
1 small Papaya or 2 pcs. Sayote
1 pc. Bell Pepper
2 pcs. Siling Haba or Siling Labuyo
Salt and Pepper to taste
Oil for sautéing


  1. Pre-heat pan with oil. Sauté onion till soft. Add minced garlic and continue sautéing till the aroma of garlic comes out.
  2. Add beef slices and continue sautéing till the juice of the beef comes out.
  3. Add coconut milk (2nd piga). Simmer on medium-low heat for 15 minutes.
  4. Add coconut cream, papaya or sayote, siling haba, and beef cube (optional). Season with salt and pepper to taste. Let it simmer on medium heat until the sauce thickens.
  5. Add green beans or sitaw and bell pepper. Let it simmer on low heat till the sitaw is cooked. Removed from the heat and ready to serve. Enjoy!

  • Category: Main
  • Cuisine: Filipino

Keywords: ginataang baka