As you all know I do share many recipes on Malaysian Favorite Sambal dishes, this time I'm sharing with you how to make Plain Home-Made Sambal which you can add anything like eggs, prawns, chicken, fish, squid, tofu and anything you wish. This is a very simple recipe but its quite time consuming and needs a lot of patience to get the right consistency.
Now let's check how to make this;
20 pcs of dried red chilli
1 tbsp of ginger garlic paste
2 large onions sliced
1 tbsp of chilli sauce
2 tsp shrimp paste
2 tsp of soft brown sugar
3 cups of water
2 tbsp of oil
Salt to taste
Blend together red chilli, 1 onion, shrimp paste and water until fine and smooth, keep aside.
In a pan, heat oil and fry onion until translucent then add ginger garlic paste, pour the blended items and let it boil until it reduces to half the quantity. Now add soft brown sugar, chili sauce, salt and let it completely thicken. The sambal should be thick and oil separated from the sambal, check for seasoning if you are happy with the taste then dish it out.
Now our simple Home-made sambal is ready to be served. Do try and et me know how was it!