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delicious paksing demonyo served in a white bowl
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Paksing Demonyo

A simple yet delicious Filipino dish made with vegetables stewed in vinegar. It's a great recipe for a flavorful vegetarian lunch or dinner with the whole family!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Calories: 98kcal


  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 ½ cups white vinegar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • cup ginger slices
  • ½ cup water spinach stalk chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup bitter gourd (bitter melon) chopped
  • 1 cup eggplant chopped
  • ½ cup red onions sliced
  • ½ cup grape tomatoes cut in half
  • 1 large chilli torn in half


  • In a large pot, add water, white vinegar, brown sugar, and mix until the sugar granules are dissolved, then place on the heat and bring the mixture to a full boil.
  • Add in ginger slices, water spinach stalks, salt, and reduce to simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Then add in bitter gourd, chopped eggplant, cover the pot with the lid and allow it to simmer for another 3 minutes.
  • Add in red onions, grape tomatoes, chili,  and continue simmering for another 2 minutes.
  • Best served with steamed rice white.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 98kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 168mg | Potassium: 280mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 818IU | Vitamin C: 44mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg
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