Sambal Archive

  • Indonesian Candlenuts Sambal

    Sambal Kemiri Recipe (Indonesian Candlenuts Sambal) for Soto or Soup

    FollowShare Kemiri or candlenut (Aleurites molucanna) is common ingredient to be used in Indonesian cooking to enhance flavour and thicken Indonesian curries (gulai, kari or kare) and sambals (Indonesian style chili paste or relish). A candlenut is a waxy nut that look similar a large […]

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  • Pineapple Peanut Sauce

    Indonesian Seafood Dipping Sauce Recipe (Pineapple Peanut Sauce)

    FollowShare This is the most common seafood dipping sauce in Indonesia, Saus Nanas Kacang (Pineapple Peanut Sauce). While the North Americans love to dip their seafood in melted butter, Indonesians love to dip in to pineapple peanut sauce. When I resided in Bogor, I often […]

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  • Blood Cockle Satay

    Sate Kerang Recipe (Blood Cockle/Clam Saté)

    FollowShare What is your favourite saté or satay? This blood cockle saté is one of my favourites which I brought to the potluck party on Saturday along with bitter melon omelette. Blood cockle (kerang darah) is a species of ark clam, has a high economic […]

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  • Sambal Pencok

    Sambal Pencok (Sambal Terasi with Long Green Beans)

    FollowShare Another dish that I used to have when I still lived in my parents’ house.  I wasn’t aware of this dish’s name until Renny told me.  Yeah, I recreated the dish to what I recalled.  Then I chatted with my brother.  He asked to […]

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  • Sambal Terasi Bilimbi

    Sambal Terasi Bilimbi

    FollowShare Growing up in the country where sambal is in every corner of food stalls or restaurants, I enjoy making my own sambal since moving to Canada.  Every household has a different style of sambal terasi and my family used to enhance with bilimbi as we grew […]

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  • Sambal Tumpang

    Sambal Tumpang (Javanese Old Tempe Sambal)

    FollowShare Tempe or tempeh is an Indonesian soybean cake. In order making sambal tumpang, you need tempe semangit. Semangit is derived from a word “sangit” which is meant less pleasant odour. A word “semangit” usually is followed after a word “tempe”, and known as Tempe […]

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  • Minced Beef Satay

    Sate Pentul Recipe (Indonesian Minced Beef Saté)

    FollowShare Sate or satay is a national grilling/bbq dish in Indonesia. There are many variants of sate from Sabang (West) to Merauke (East) with many different sauce or gravy to be served with. After being upset due to the food picture theft, I decided to […]

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  • Saute Wate Sspinach Belacan

    Cah Kangkung Terasi Recipe (Stir Fry Water Spinach with Terasi)

    FollowShare I bet people who grew up in South East Asian countries know this signature ingredient, dried shrimp paste. Many things I’d like to share here including different names of this ingredient in different countries, 3 different types of terasi in Indonesia and also how […]

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  • Sambal Bakso

    Sambal Bakso Recipe (Sambal for Indonesian Meatballs Soup)

    FollowShare Sambal bakso is an important condiment to enjoy bakso and mie ayam jamur (chicken and mushroom noodle). About 3 years ago, I bought a jar of sambal bakso “Megahsari” from Tante Grace in Vancouver. Most Indonesians who live in Western Canada know her and […]

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  • Sambal Terasi Lemon Cui

    Sambal Terasi Lemon Cui Recipe (Sambal Terasi Calamansi)

    FollowShare I love using calamansi since it’s really good for your sambal and grilled fish. Winnipeg has the largest Filipino community in Canada. That is one of my blesses being in Winnipeg.  Easy access to Asian products, including fresh calamansi. Indonesians that know about calamansi […]

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