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Sambal Nasi Lemak

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“You may use the same ingredients (exclude anchovies) to make squid sambal, prawn sambal, chicken sambal, etc.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
4-5
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup dried anchovy, fried (ikan bilis)
  • 14 cup dried anchovy, extra, pounded
  • 5 -6 tablespoons chili paste (soaked dried chillies in boiled water for 5 min, drain and blend mix with water)
  • 2 onions, pounded
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon shrimp paste (belacan)
  • 2 tablespoons tamarind juice
  • 1 big onion, sliced
  • 12 cup oil
  • 23-1 cup water
  • 2 -4 tablespoons sugar
  • salt

Directions

  1. Heat oil and saute' onions and garlic for 1 minute
  2. Add chilli paste and belacan and fry till fragrant, about 3 minute.
  3. Mix tamarind juice and water into chilli mixture and cook for another 5 min or till sauce thick.
  4. Add sliced onion, anchovies, salt and sugar and cook for another 2 minute.

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