Buridibud, Dinengdeng a Alukon ken Patani

Buridibud a Alukon ken Patani Recipe
Buridibud, Dinengdeng a Alukon ken Patani. I have been longing to try a version of dinendeng or buridibud using the combination of alukon, patani and some eggplant. Alukon is a small tree that is endemic to Ilokanos in Northern Luzon it is also named alucon, himbabau and alibagbag and some other names on different parts of the country.

Dinengdeng a Alukon ken Patani

The green worm like flowers is used in many Ilokano recipes. This is the first time I cooked this dinengdeng combination, I just followed my Ilokano instinct to come up with this version of dinengdeng or it may be more appropriate to call in buridibud because I used kamote roots to give texture to the broth.

Buridibud, Dinengdeng a Alukon ken Patani Dish

Buridibud is a variation of dinengdeng where diced kamote or sweet potato is added to thicken up the broth. Here is the recipe of my Buridibud, Dinengdeng a Alukon ken Patani.


1 bunch alocon flowers, trimmed
2 cups, patani, young lima beans, peeled
1 medium size eggplant, peeled, sliced into thin strips
1 small size kamote, peeled, diced
2-3 tbsp. bagoong na isda
1 medium size tomato chopped
1 small size inion chopped
grilled or fried fish

Cooking Procedure:

Cooking Procedure Buridibud, Dinengdeng a Alukon ken Patani

Dilute bagoong na isda in 3 to 4 cups of water, strain in a sheave and pour solution in a casserole bring to boil and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes, remove all scams that rises. Add in the diced kamote and simmer for another 3 to 5 minutes or until it start to disintegrate. Add the onion, tomato and patani, simmer for 8 to 10 minutes or until patani is cooked. Add in the eggplant and continue to cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Add salt to taste, now add in the alukon flowers and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes. Top with grilled or fried fish and keep covered for a minute. Serve hot.


  1. KANIN!!! Its chow time!!!

  2. i love it.....
    i'll cook this for dinnet with malunggay fruit..

  3. You can also add upo, malunggay fruit, samsamping ,sigarillas and many more... there's a lot combinations to choose from... i'm proud being ilocano, we have lots variety of green leaves that grow to our lands


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