This week’s video is very popular and easy to make local Khmer dish. The Bitter Gourd, sometimes called Bitter Melon (scientific name “Momordica charantia”), is a unique vegetable/fruit full of vitamins and minerals and often used in traditional medicine. It is said to be the most bitter of all fruits & vegetables, and is very popular all over South East Asia. Veasna’s recipe learnt in the provinces is very straightforward and easy to follow, and can be easily made into a soup with the broth.
STUFFED BITTER GOURD (or Bitter Melon) WITH PORK & MUSHROOM
Bitter Gourd (Bitter Melon) – 500g