Fried Chili Sambal Recipe

Fried Chili Sambal Recipe

Ingredients : makes about a cup.

6 large fresh red chilies, chopped roughtly

1 tablespoon dried shrimp paste

6 cloves garlic

8 kemiri nuts, grated finely

1 large onion

3 tablespoons peanut oil

1/2 teaspoon Laos powder

1 teaspoon salt

5 tablespoons tamarind liquid

2 tablespoons palm sugar

 

Method :

Use a food processor to blend the chilies, garlic and onion to a pulp. Heat a small frying pan with oil and fry the blended mixture over low heat, stirring for 5 minutes or until well cooked but not brown. Add kemiri nuts, Laos powder, shrimp paste and salt. Crush the shrimp paste againstthe side of the pan and fry, stirring until mixture is well blended. Add tamarind liquid and sugar, stir and simmer until well fried and turned reddish-brown in color. The oil should have separated from the mixture. Cool and store in an airtight bottle. If kept in a fridge, the sambal could be stored for weeks.

 

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