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Filipino Ginisang Ampalaya

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Ginisang Ampalaya is transalated as Sautéed Bitter Melon. This Filipino vegetable recipe is one of the healthiest recipe around. Bitter melon is best known for antidiabetic effects. It contains a chemical known as insulin-like peptide that is similar in shape and function to animal-produced insulin. Other chemicals, including vicine, in bitter melon may also have blood-sugar lowering effects.
  Ampalaya 2 , cleaned and cut into thin slices
  Garlic 1 Tablespoon, minced
  Ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 2 Tablespoon
  Raw eggs 2
  Luke warm water 18 Ounce
  Tomato 1 Large, sliced
  Onion 1 Large, sliced
  Cooking oil 3 Tablespoon

1. Place the ampalaya in a large bowl
2. Add salt and luke warm water then leave for 5 minutes
3. Place the ampalaya in a cheese cloth then squeeze tightly until all liquid drips
4. Heat the pan and place the cooking oil
5. Sautee the garlic, onion, and tomato
6. Add the ampalaya mix well with the other ingredients
7. Put-in salt and pepper to taste
8. Beat the eggs and pour over the ampalaya then let the eggs cook partially
9. Mix the egg with the other ingredients
10. Serve hot. Share and Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Stir Fried
Dry Curry
Bitter Gourd, Vegetable
Low Sugar
Filipino Sautéed Bitter Melon
This video is in Filipino.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 197 Calories from Fat 125

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.7%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g12.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 105.7 mg35.2%

Sodium 2958.1 mg123.3%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.2%

Sugars 4.7 g

Protein 6 g11.3%

Vitamin A 19.6% Vitamin C 163.3%

Calcium 6.7% Iron 7.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Filipino Ginisang Ampalaya Recipe Video, Filipino Sautéed Bitter Melon