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Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Peanut Sambal


Ingredients :

500g freshly roasted ground peanuts ~ coarsely pounded
2 stalks lemon grass ~ knocked
1 cup coconut milk
1 piece dried tamarind skin or a bit of tamarind juice
2 - 3 tablespoons brown sugar
salt to taste
enough water

To blend

20 dried chillies, deseeded
2 cloves garlic
15 shallots
2 candlenuts (buah keras)
2 cm galangal (lengkuas)

Method :

1. Heat oil in wok and fry blended paste and lemon grass till fragrant and oil seeps through the paste, on low heat.
2. Add in the pounded ground peanuts and water, stirring constantly.
3. Add in coconut milk, dried tamarind skin, sugar and salt.


  1. mama... bestnya tengok sambal kacang mama, boh lak serunding ateh tu..mmg style cak makan nasi impit la tu!!!

  2. lyalaily :
    Psst Cak....sebenornya, ma pun tak tahan tengok! Wakakakaka...

  3. Hi my new friend, thanks for dropping by my blog earlier. I can't stopped appreciating this peanut sambal. I would like to take this recipe back with me & thinking to try this with a simple dish! Thanks!

  4. Oh, by the way, love to become your latest follower!Looks like you are such an experienced cook, so much better than I do!Must take time to view some of your recipes here, thanks!


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