2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 onion, regular size, cut
1 stem of fresh lemon grass (dry lemon grass, optional)
White gourd or upo, peeled and cut into desired size
1 cup green beans, cleaned and halved
1 cup deboned moringga leaves or "kalamunggay"
1 tsp annato powder (soy sauce, optional)
water, salt to taste