Sambal Badjak

Ingredients:
 
 
  • 10 Chillies 
  • 200 gm Onions 
  • 3 cloves Garlic 
  • 12 Candle nuts 
  • 1 tsp Laos powder ( galangal, Alpinia galanga)
  • 1 tsp Shrimp paste 
  • 3 tsp brown Sugar 
  • 125 ml Tamarind liquid 
  • 2 sprigs Lemon grass 
  • 25 gm creamed Coconut
  • 2 Tbsp Oil 
  • Salt to taste
Method:
 
 
  1. Homogenise or grind Chillies, Onions, Garlic and Candle nuts  into a coarse paste. Add Laos, Shrimp paste and sugar. 
  2. Heat Oil in wok and add the mixture. Stir-fry until Onion are soft and slightly browned. 
  3. Add Tamarind, Lemon grass, Coconut and Salt. Simmer until mix becomes thick and the oil produces a sheen on top. 
  4. Remove Lemon grass. 
Allow to cool  and  safely store in a jar refrigerated for 10 days. 
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