Bitter gourd also known as bitter melon or caraille, plays a crucial part in the Caribbean diet.
- 2 bitter gourd sliced, seeds and pith removed + soaked in saline water a handful of okra
- 1 small onion
- 2 scallions
- 1 tsp of thyme
- 1 tsp of parsley
- 1 tsp of coriander
- 4 garlic cloves minced
- 1/2 tsp of black pepper
- 1/4 tsp of himalayan pink salt
- some coconut oil for stir frying
Use a wok style pan on medium heat with a splash of coconut oil to sautee the onion and scallion for 1-2 minutes, until golden brown.
Once golden, toss in t okra and bitter gourd into the wok, flip and rotate the pan so the veggies are coated with the onions and oil.
Proceed to season the vegetables with the thyme, parsley, coriander, black pepper and salt.
Reduce the heat to medium-low until the bitter gourd and okra are completely soft.
Serve with brown rice or traditional roti bread
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