Here’s What You Need:
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 of small white onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 chicken bouillon cube
6 cups water
1 bundle japanese somen noodles or misua noodles
1 chinese okra (patola), peeled and sliced
black toasted sesame seeds for garnishing
black pepper to taste
Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan and saute garlic until light brown , add onions and cook for about 2 minutes. Season with salt. Add the bouillon cube followed by the water . Simmer for 5 minutes. Cut the somen or misua noodles in the middle and put in the simmering water along with the sliced patola. Cover and let it boil for another 5 minutes.
Transfer in a soup bowl and garnish with toasted black sesame seeds.