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Kansi 2


  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 hours
  • Total Time: 2 hours 10 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Kansi is like a cross between Sinigang and Bulalo where Beef shanks are flavoured with a sour fruit called batawan and lemon grass, vegetables used are different as well as it uses jackfruit instead of the normal sinigang veggies.



  • 3 pcs beef shank cuts (around 1.2 to 1.5kg)
  • 2 cups sliced young jackfruit
  • 3 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 stalks lemongrass
  • 2 onions, quartered
  • 1 thumb sized ginger, sliced
  • 46 pcs green finger chillies
  • 1 tbsp annatto powder
  • 7 pcs batwan fruit or 1 large packet sinigang mix
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a pot add beef shanks, ginger, tomatoes and onion; pour enough water to cover everything. Bring it to a boil then simmer for 90 minutes or until meat is tender, remove any scum that rises.
  2. Add the souring agent (sinigang or batawan), sliced jackfruit, chillies, lemongrass and annatto powder simmer for 20 minutes or unitl jackfruit is tender.
  3. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.