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Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog 3

Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 2
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog is a Filipino dish of stir fried bitter gourd, tomatoes and egg usually served as breakfast or as a side dish. Simple vegetable recipes like this are a comfort meal to a majority of the Filipinos who are out of their teenager years.


  • 1 pc large bitter melon, thinly sliced
  • 2 pcs tomatoes, sliced
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup pork mince
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil


  1. Generously coat bitter melon with salt to drain out its liquid, set it aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Thoroughly rinse with running warm water then drain.
  3. Using a heavy paper towel pat dry the bitter melon of excess moisture.
  4. In a wok add oil then sauté garlic and onions.
  5. Add pork then cook for 5 minutes
  6. Add tomatoes then cook until tomatoes are soft.
  7. Add the bitter melon and cook for 5 minutes.
  8. Pour the eggs and let it partially cook. Toss and continue to cook for 2 more minutes. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper then serve.