The making of Pansit-pansitan Veggie Salad Recipe. I was really curious about the pansit-pansitan plant. I have read that it is an edible plant and considered as one of the herbal plants listed in the Philippines.
What is Pansit-pansitan?
According to Medical Health Guide, Pansit-pansitan (Peperomia pellucida Linn)is a common fleshy shallow rooted herb that has been used as food item as well as a medicinal herb . The entire plant is edible both cooked or raw.
Pansit-pansitan medical uses:
Pansit-pansitan provides health benefits for gout, arthritis and other inflammatory conditions.
Other names of Pansit-pansitan:
Pansit-pansitan, Ulasimang bato, Clear weed, Shiny bush, Silver bush, Cao hu jiao
Pansit-pansitan Veggie Salad Recipe
In making Pansit-pansitan Veggie Recipe, most of the people who eats this kind of herbal prefer to make it a salad recipe.
Ingredients: Pansit-pansitan, white onions (minced), tomatoes, pickled mango (optional), salt and pepper
- Wash thorougly the vegetables. Blanch the pansit-pansitan and cut it an inch size Stem with leaves.
- Cut the onions and tomatoes into small cubes.
- Combine all the ingredients.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
This Pansit-pansitan veggie salad recipe is best paired with any fried fish and rice.
What is the taste of pansit-pansitan? According to some people, it has a mild pepper taste. Upon tasting it, I think I just tasted a mild bitterness as my after taste. My mom-in-law who also tried it said that she tasted a somewhat mild pepper in the pansit-pansitan.
I will definitely prepare this simple yet so healthy recipe.