Ampalaya is a bitter gourd and a very common recipe in the everyday Filipino kitchen. The recipe described here is one of the healthiest recipes among the Filipino foods. Ingredients needed to prepare the Ampalaya recipe are:
- Ampalaya (bitter gourd)
- sliced onion
- garlic (pounded)
- sliced tomato
- 3 eggs (beated)
Instructions how to prepare Ampalaya na may Itlog – Bitter Gourd with Egg:
Start with slicing he ampalaya (bitter gourd) into half moons. You may put salt to reduce the bitterness of the Ampalaya. Leave the salt on the Ampalaya for several minutes and squeeze the juice out of the Ampalaya.
Put the Oil into a wok and heat it up. When it’s hot enough add the garlic and the sliced onion into the wok. make sure the garlic is golden brown then add the Ampalaya. Let the Ampalaya together with the Tomatos, Sliced Onion and garlic fry for several minutes then add the beated egg. Mix everything well together until the egg is is golden brown. To bring more taste to the recipe you can add some salt and pepper.