Monday, September 03, 2007

Petola or ketola?

I was in New York City with Gert over the wekend and found myself a petola. In US, they call it Luffa Vege. I really missed mom's cooking of this delicious, light and tasty petola. This is my recipe this morning for this Luffa.
1 medium petola
A handful cherry tomato (I mixed cherry tomato from my garden and from Gert's garden)
2 small onions
1 cube Vegetarian paste
1 cup water
2 tablespoon oil
Sautee onion and tomato in hot oil for 1 minute. Add vegetarian (or any flavor) cube. Add water and ketola. Let it boil until ketola soften. Serve warm with whte rice or by itself.


  1. Kak Zue,
    Cath pun dah lama x makan petola... Nak cari petola kat sini memang susah.

  2. Kak Zue,I didn't know this vege called Petola.Now I learn something here.I know my mom always cook with scramble egg in Msia.I saw this vege all the time in Asian supermarket but never thought to buy it.The next trip to Chinatown ,I have to try this Petola..Maybe next time both you and Gert should shop at Queens.Have little India town beside Chinatown

  3. Cat Cat, my area also not easy to find this petola,:-(

    beachlover, It is also called luffa. Yes, Gert told me the same thing cook it with egg. It must taste good.