Cut bitter melon into half, remove the seeds, slice evenly or thinly for quick cooking. Place in a bowl and add a tablespoon of salt.
Gently massage making sure all bitter melon are covered with salt, you can let the salt stay for 1-2 minutes or wash right away and set aside.
Cut tomatoes, remove seed and set aside. Peel onion and garlic, chop and set aside.
Prepare tofu as you would normally do, removing excess water and cut into cubes or crumble.
Add oil in pan and stir fry tofu until a little brown and add a teaspoon of turmeric and some salt to taste. Once done, remove and set aside.
Add tomatoes and onion, stir fry until onion is translucent and tomato skin have separated.
Add garlic and stir fry until a little brown.
Add bitter melon and saute.
Add water and let it it simmer until bitter melon has soften.
Add the cooked tofu, add pepper and salt to taste.
Add chili flakes or fresh chili for some spice.
Serve and enjoy.
Aside from tofu you can also Just Egg.
The taste will vary according to your preference. I use a little amount of salt in all my cooking.
Cook on low medium fire once the water is added to make sure the bitter melon won't turn soggy and do not leave it when cooking.
Leftovers must be kept in the fridge.
This stir fry bitter melon has approximately 213 calories per serving. Total Fat 13.8g | Saturated Fat 1.6g | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 418mg | Total Carbohydrate 15.2g | Dietary Fiber 3.9g | Total Sugars 4.4g | Protein 10.7g | Vitamin D 0mcg | Calcium 249mg | Iron 3mg | Potassium 426mg.Nutrition calculation is based on using an online calculator (verywellfit) and for reference use only.