Dried Shrimp and Vegetable Sambal

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2½ cups

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      55 min

Appears in
The Food of Indonesia: Delicious Recipes from Bali, Java and the Spice Islands

By Heinz Von Holzen

Published 2015

  • About


  • 3 candlenuts or macadamia nuts
  • ½ in (1 cm) fresh galangal (laos


  1. Grind the candlenuts, galangal, chilies, shallots and garlic to a smooth paste in a mortar or blender, adding a little oil if necessary to keep the mixture turning.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok over medium high heat and stir-fry the ground mixture until fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the dried shrimp and sugar, and continue to stir-fry for 2 more minutes.
  3. Add