Ginagmay or ginamay is a popular carenderia dish in Visayas and Mindanao regions of Philippines.This dish is economical but delicious, looks like there is tomato sauce in it but actually the tomato-like color of it is from annatto or atsuete. Try this recipe and let me know about it.
1/2 kilo pork
2 potatoes (diced)
1 carrot (diced)
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 cup water
1/2 cup green peas
1 tablespoon Annatto powder or atsuete ( you can add this as you desired)
Salt and pepper to taste
1. Saute the garlic and onion then add the meat and saute until the pinkish color is gone then let simmer for a minute.
2. Add the atsuete powder and stir well until evenly mix, then add the soy sauce and simmer for two minutes allowing the color to be enhanced.
3. Add 1 cup of water then simmer until meat is tender then add the carrots and potatoes then simmer for 3 minutes.
4. Add the green peas and bell pepper, simmer until done, then sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
5. Serve hot with rice.
You can add more water and just thicken the sauce with flour, the carenderia way.