Poqui-Poqui (Sauteed grilled eggplant with eggs)
As it turned out, Poqui-poqui (I like to say it with a rolling o sound so I won't feel embarrassed), is a dish from Ilocos region in the Philippines.
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- 4 Eggplant medium size / grilled with skin on
- 2 cloves Garlic minced
- 1 pc Red Onion large size / diced
- 4 pcs Tomatoes medium size / diced
- 4 pcs Eggs medium size / beaten and seasoned with some salt and pepper
- Olive Oil extra virgin
Grill eggplant on stovetop.
Let cool and gently peel charred skin, then chopped eggplant into small pieces.
In a pan, heat a tablespoon of olive oil, when oil is hot enough, add minced garlic, cook until lightly browned then add diced onion, then the tomatoes.
Cook until tomatoes are soft and mushy then add grilled eggplant, season with salt and pepper then pour in the beaten eggs.
Keep stirring and gently scrape bottom of pan to turn the mixture until eggs are cooked.
It's done! Transfer to a serving dish and serve with a smile. :)