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Ampalaya

Ampalaya

Photo by Angie Pastor.

Ampalaya is the Tagalog word for “bitter gourd.”

Ginisang Ampalaya

Ginisang Ampalaya

Mapait is the adjective meaning “bitter.”

Mapait ang ampalaya pero napakamasustansya.
This vegetable is bitter but very nutritious.

Scientific name: Momordica charantia

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