Law-Uy Recipe

This hearty Visayan soup is perfect for everyday meals.


Law-Uy Recipe

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Preparation Time

10 mins.

Cooking Time

27 mins.

Serving Size



  • 3 stalk tanglad, pounded
  • 1/2 cup onion, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp ginger, cut into strips
  • 6 cup water
  • 2 cup squash, cut into chunks
  • 1 cup okra, cut diagonally into 2
  • 1 cup sitaw, cut into 3-inches long
  • 1 cup eggplant, sliced
  • 1 cup malunggay leaves
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 pc galunggong, fried


1. In a pot, combine tanglad, onion, ginger, water, and DEL MONTE Original Style Tomato Sauce. Bring to a boil then simmer for 2 minutes.
2. Add squash and simmer until tender, then add okra and sitaw. Simmer for another 5 minutes or until tender.
3. Add in eggplant and malunggay, then simmer for 5 minutes.
4. Season with salt then turn off heat. Add the fried galunggong.

Lusog Notes

This Law-Uy vegetable dish is high in vitamin B1 that helps keep the nervous system healthy. It is also a source of calcium that helps make bones and teeth strong.

Chef's Tip

Tomato sauce adds richness and "linamnam" to this simple vegetable dish.

Cooking Skills Needed

  • Pounding
  • Slicing

Cooking Tools Needed

  • Ladle
  • Chopping Board
  • Pot

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