Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

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  2. a small piece of trassi

  3. 4 fresh red chilies -- (4 to 5)

  4. 1 green chili

  5. 1 teaspoon salt

  6. 1 teaspoon soft brown sugar

  7. 15 milliliters lemon or lime juice -- (1 tbsp)

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Wrap the trassi in foil and grill until it darkens, or bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for a few minutes. Remove the seeds from the chilies and chop finely. Pound or process the trassi and chilies with the other ingredients until you have a smooth paste. Store in a jar in the refrigerator for a few days.

  2. Variations: For Sambal Asem, add an extra teaspoon sugar and 5-10 ml (1-2 tsp) tamarind concentrate. For Sambal Kemiri, add 10 dry roasted and ground candlenuts.


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