Lomi 'Ulu Recipe

Lomi 'Ulu recipe: from the kitchen of Aunty Shirley Kauhaihao


  • 2 cups mature, cooked ulu, 1/4 to 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 Tbs. inamona
  • 1 Tbs. rock or sea salt
  • 2 stalks green onion, finely sliced
  • 1/4 cup sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 chili pepper (chopped) or chili pepper water to taste, optional
  • 3/4 cup tomatoes, chopped


  • In a large bowl, combine ulu with salt, toss contents and set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the remaining ingredients, except chili pepper. Toss or fold to bend.
  • Add ulu to the mixture and chili peppers (optional) and mix well.
  • Add more salt to taste.
  • Serve as a salad or as a dip with crackers or chips. Enjoy!


Words by Shirley Kauhaihao and photo by Craig Elevitch

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