Bittergourd and minced meat in garlic black bean sauce

Made dinner today and this is how it went with the bitter gourd and minced meat.

1) Cut the bitter gourd thus;
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3) Soak it in salt water for 20-30 mins.
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4) Add a tablespoon of baking powder, and a tablespoon of light soya sauce to 300g of minced meat. Add a dash of pepper.

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5) minced and dice 5- 6 gloves of garlic
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6) Add it to 2 tablespoons of oil ( I used grapeseed oil)
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7) Add the marinated minced meat. Then the bitter gourd. 20140121-214225.jpg

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8) Put 2 tablespoons of garlic black bean sauce and 1 tablespoon of dark soya sauce and stir.

Add half a bowl of chicken stock then simmer for 20-30 mins.

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9) Add 1 and a half tablespoons of sugar. And stir and voila.~

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I made panfried thread fun with salted butter and garlic and corn-carrot-potato soup with chicken broth to go with jasmine rice~

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