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Inaslum 1


  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Inaslum is a Filipino vegetable soup dish from Romblon prepared with any available fresh vegetables in the region in season, common vegetables used are bottle gourd, okra, snake beans and water spinach.


  • 2 cups sliced bottle gourd (upo)
  • 12 pcs okra, sliced in half
  • 1 bunch sitaw, cut into 1 1/2-inch sections
  • 1 bunch spinach or kang kong
  • 150 g fatty pork, sliced
  • 1 large while onion, sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • fish sauce
  • oil
  • water


  1. In a pot add a small amount of oil the add pork, let the fat render and cook until brown.
  2. Add garlic and onions, sauté until fragrant,
  3. Add sitaw, okra and upo. Pour enough water to cover the vegetables, then bring it to a boil. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add spinach, season with fish sauce. Cover the pot then turn the heat off, let the residual heat cook the vegetables. Serve with Taghilaw or any meat viands.