Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog
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Serves: 2
  • 1 pc large bitter melon, thinly sliced
  • 2 pcs tomatoes, sliced
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 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 tomatoes then cook until tomatoes are soft.
  6. Add the bitter melon and cook for 5 minutes.
  7. 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.
Recipe by Ang Sarap (A Tagalog word for "It's Delicious") at