Poqui Poqui

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Poqui poqui is an egg and eggplant dish known among the Ilocanos. Am not sure why this dish is named such. The main ingredients of this dish are eggplant and eggs. It is similar to tortang talong (eggplant omelet) except eggplant (which has been grilled and chopped coarsely) are sauteed initially with garlic, onions and tomatoes then beaten eggs are added. 

Poqui Poqui Recipe


  • 3 pcs eggplant
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp oil
  • salt and pepper

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Grill eggplant in charcoal or stove top until charred.     Allow to cool and peel off the skin. Chop the peeled eggplant.
  2. In a pan, heat oil and saute garlic, onion and tomatoes. Add    the chopped eggplant and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add the beaten eggs and cook for about 2 minutes.
  4. Serve.

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