In a pan, heat oil, and fry potatoes and carrots until golden brown.
Drain and set aside.
In a pot, heat oil, and saute garlic and onions.
Add pork. Continue sauteing until color turns brown.
Add tomato sauce, soda, bay leaves, and water, then simmer until tender. Add water if necessary.
Add carrots, potatoes, bell pepper, liver spread, and chili. Simmer for 5 minutes.
Adjust seasoning with sugar, salt, and pepper according to taste.
Add cheese and simmer for another 2 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
Transfer to serving plate. Serve with hot rice.