Rose’s Kitchen

Bitter Gourd With Dried Oysters Soup

Bitter Gourd Soup


1 big bitter gourd

500g pork ribs

6 dried oysters

8 red dates, stoned

2 litres water

few slices ginger


1 tsp salt

2 tsp light soya sauce 


1.  Cut bitter gourd into half and remove the seeds.  Cut each half into big slices.  Rub bitter gourd slices with some salt.  Wash and rinse.

2.  Soak dried oysters in warm water for 30 minutes.  Remove grit, wash and drain.

3.  Scald pork ribs with boiling water for 3 minutes.  Rinse and drain.

4.  Bring 2 litres of water to a boil.  Add all the ingredients and boil for 15 minutes over high heat.  Lower heat and simmer for 2 hours.

5.  Add seasoning to taste.

February 3, 2007 - Posted by | Soups

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