1 week ulam/viand challenge: DAY 4

We are now on our day 4 of our challenge. Yesterday was pretty challenging. And for today’s menu…one of the easiest ulam to to make in our week..we have fried fish (pritong galunggong) and steamed ladies’ finger (okra).

DAY 4 of 7: Fried fish (galunggong) and steamed ladies’ finger

Ingredients (P 127):

1/2 kg galunggong fish (~4-6 pcs medium size galunggong) (P 80)

1/2 cup cooking oil (P 10)

1/2 tbsp salt (P 1)

1/2 tsp pepper (P 1)

16 pcs okra or ladies finger (P 30)

2 cups of water

1 tsp bagoong (optional) (P 5)


Fried fish: Season the fish with salt and pepper. In a frying pan, heat oil. Fry the seasoned fish until both sides of the fish turn brown.

Steamed okra: Place all the okra in a steamer. Steam with water for 2 minutes. Best served with bagoong or alamang.


Note: okra contains magnesium, folate, vitamin A, C, K and B6; it is also high in fiber and source of natural laxative that strengthens the digestive tract. galunggong is your source of protein; it is also rich in DHA and omega 3.

**good for 4-6 people