Hot Summer day with a bite of icy plum haw gourd,
definitely a good start for
chic chat and party gathering…
and it is very limited ingredients used,
fun to share to everyone..
1: 2 medium size gourd
2: sweet preserved seedless plum 20 gm haw flakes 35 gm
1: a- blanch sweet preserved plum ,drain and set aside .
b- add 1 cup of hot boiling water in a glass bowl, put preserved plum with haw flakes and
soak for 30 mins, then combine well till smooth as creamy sauce.
2: cut bitter gourd into half, remove seeds and set aside.
3: Add 1 tbsp of salt and oil into a big pot of boiling water,
blanching bitter gourd 3 mins the most…
quickly rinse and soak with icy water for 15-20 mins ,drain and set side.
4: Cut into wedges , place on top of bamboo mat with ice cubes under.
5: A-Dip with the plum haw sauce or pour sauce all over the plate,serve and enjoy.
B-Or mix well with the sauce then sit on the ice cubes without the bamboo mat.
6: C- put bitter gourd with marinade in a glass bowl inside refrigerator over night
for better aroma, reserve for tomorrow.