Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 5
  • Serving size: 5 g
  • Calories: 7
  • Carbohydrates: 2 grams
  • Sugar: 17 grams
  • Sodium: 2 9 mg
Recipe type: Hot sauce
Cuisine: Malaysian
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The name Sambal is a Indonesian word of Javenese origin . Sambals are Chiili sauces or pastes that can be made with Chillies and a variety of other ingredients. These ingredients may include garlic, shallots , shrimp paste , scallions, palm sugar, ginger and lime juice. This is a recipe for a sambal in its simplest form. Serve it as an accompaniment with dishes like Nasi Kerabu, Ajam percick and Ajam goreng ( Indonesian fried Chicken)
  • Red Chillies - five ( cayenne or similar)
  • Pinch of salt
  • Sugar - ¼ teaspoon
  • Juice of half a lime
  1. Remove the stalks from the Chilies
  2. Place in a grinder
  3. Add the salt and sugar
  4. Grind to a coarse paste
  5. Add the lime juice and mix well.
This dish can form a part of Nasi Kerabu - a Malaysian salad

Simply pro- rata the ingredients to make more

Keywords: Sambal


Indonesian cooking with Chillies

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