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Tofu Humba

Cooking Time: 20 mins

Serves: 3-4

Main Ingredients: Tofu

Cooking Style: Simmered

Collection: Low-fat

Difficulty: Beginner


  1. Fry saba bananas in cooking oil. Set aside.
  2. In a saucepan, combine water, Mama Sita’s Barbecue Marinade, Mama Sita’s Oyster Sauce, bulaklak ng saging, oregano leaves, bay leaves, sugar, star anise, and tofu.
  3. Let boil then lower the heat to a simmer.
  4. Add dissolved cornstarch, stir and simmer until sauce thickens.
  5. When almost done, add the boiled eggs. Garnish with fried saba bananas. Serve.





1/4 cup

60 mL

Cooking oil

4 pcs

200 g

Saba bananas, sliced diagonally about 1/4-inch thick

6 pcs

1/2 kg

Tofu, fried

1/2 cup

125 mL

Mama Sita's Barbecue Marinade

2 tbsp

10 g

Bulaklak ng saging

3 cups

750 mL


2 pcs

1 g

Oregano leaves

2 pcs

1 g

Bay leaves (laurel)

3 cloves

10 g

Garlic, crushed

1 pc

2 g

Star anise

1 tbsp

8 g

Brown sugar

1 1/2 tbsp

Cornstarch, dissolved in:

2 tbsp

30 mL


1 tsp

5 mL

Mama Sita's Oyster Sauce

2 pcs

120 g

Hard boiled eggs, peeled and halved

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Cooking Style: Simmered