Banana Ketchup

Banana Ketchup

Banana Ketchup

Prep Time
15 Minutes
Cook Time
25 Minutes
Banana ketchup is a popular Filipino condiment made from mashed bananas, sugar, vinegar and spices. Use with fried rice and noodles, eggs, hot dogs, burgers, fries, fish, pork and chicken.
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 1 Jalapeño pepper, finely diced

  • 2 teaspoon Garlic Granules

  • 3/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Allspice

  • 4 ripe bananas, mashed

  • 180 millilitre (6 fluid ounce) white wine vinegar

  • 100 gram (4 ounce) white wine vinegar

  • 100 gram (4 ounce) sugar

  • 2 teaspoon Sea Salt

  • 250 millilitre (9 fluid ounce) water


  • 1 Heat the oil in a medium saucepan on medium heat. Add the onion and Jalapeño and cook for five minutes or until softened, stirring occasionally. Add the Garlic Granules, Turmeric and Allspice and cook for a further 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  • 2 Stir in the bananas, vinegar, sugar and Sea Salt. Bring to a simmer on medium heat. Reduce the heat to low and cover. Cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat and let it stand for 10 minutes.
  • 3 Spoon the mixture into a blender or food processor and blend on high for one minute or until smooth. Slowly pour the water into the blender until the banana ketchup consistency is similar to traditional ketchup.