Okinawa has many chanpuru recipes but Goya chanpuru is the representative of the chanpuru dish. This recipe has originated in the Okinawa region and is now widely popular in Japanese homes. Goya or bitter melon, is a tropical fruit that’s why there’s plenty of it in the Okinawa region which is relatively hot. Most kids are not a fan of this tropical fruit when they first eat it because of its bitter taste but there are ways to remove the bitterness. Goya is very healthy and has a lot of nutrients which can not be taken easily even if it undergoes heating during the cooking process.