Ground Dried Shrimp (Ebi Tumbuk)

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Ground Dried Shrimp
What do you do when you have a package of dried shrimp (ebi)?

I know what I do.  Take my spice grinder out from  my cabinet.  Dump the dried shrimp in the grinder and process it.Then, I keep it in a tight glass jar. So, it’s ready to be used.  It can be used for sprinkling over cuko (tamarind sauce), porridge, noodle, soup base dishes etc.   I also substituted chicken buillion.   Sometimes if I realized I don’t have terasi at home I use this for substitution.

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An Indonesian-born who lived in Winnipeg Edmonton, Canada for more than a decade prior to move to Edmonton in 2017. Indonesia Eats is a memoir of her homeland.