Monday, May 18, 2009

Bitter Gourd anyone?

They say as you get older, you will learn to appreciate the bitter gourd for its bitterness.
And this year, I acknowledge it right.
Went to this restaurant I saw in Taman Megah, PJ "Fu Kua" (literally translated to Bitter Gourd) and decided to try it on my birthday.
Had too much a sweet cake, had to balance it off with some bitterness!
This is the menu.

We ordered 2 bitter gourd dishes
1) The bitter gourd soup
2) Frog with chinese wine and bitter gourd (no pic)
Both dishes were yummy. THe chinese wine frog was a superb blend of wine-sweet, bitter and ginger-hot.
And the soup was a cooling remedy to our heaty body!
Also tried their bitter gourd drink which was good while you drank but the after taste could be a little too 'raw'!

Will definitely go back again especially in this hot weather! Bitter gourd is excellent to get the yin back in the yang!

9 comments:

andrewjune said...

HAPPY belated BIRTHDAY!
wah everything is "bitter" on your bday? hahaha..
but i know the dishes are tasty and yummy cos i too love bitter guards!

Merryn said...

wow .. u definitely go against the trend by getting 'bitter' on ur bday! anyway, i just fried bittergourds with eggs and prawns just now n now i read this.. bittergourd.. yummy! but never tried it with frogs though! i dunno if i can take frogs!!!!!!!!

Angeline said...

just soup ok? can? just soup... plain soup....no additional stuff please...

Julie said...

Is the drink bitter too? I dare not try. But hubby and I loves bittergourd dishes especially stir fry bittergourd with scrambled egg.

mommy to chumsy said...

was the drink bitter? i never like bittergourd. Chinese wine frog?? *faint*

LittleLamb said...

wah..this shop sell so many bitter dishes one??

Sasha said...

i pass by this shop everyday wer.. thought of eating but my husband no likey bitter gourd. Lor sou la.. dunno what is "good" thing.

Eh anyway last time u commented in my blog asking where is shichida izit? centrepoint

Mummy Moon said...

Wah sheh, bitter gourd lover must go try it out... but i am not...

Deepan said...

Good one. After knowing the health benefits of Bitter gourd i have starting loving it. Bitter gourd is rich in vitamin A, B1, B2 and c and contains minerals like calcium, phosphorous, iron, copper and potassium.

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