Ampalaya (Bitter Melon) with coconut milk and soy sauce. Ampalaya comes primarily from the Philippines, and is known for many health benefits: prevent/counteract type-II diabetes, increase insulin sensitivity, treating HIV infection, improve immune cell function in cancer patients, improve function of digestion and intestinal tract, and treat malaria, to name a few.
It's bitter taste compliments many foods, but is especially popular with eggs and rice for breakfast.
Don't consume the seeds. They can be toxic to children, and contraindicated during pregnancy.Submitted by: ROKKUDAN