Friday, July 16, 2010

Sambal Ikan Bilis (Anchovy in Hot & Spicy Gravy)

10tbs of chilly paste*
2 onions - sliced finely
2tbs of tamarind juice
1 tomato - cut into small size
a handful of fried anchovies
salt to taste

* Soak dried chillies in hot water, once cooled blend with ginger,garlic, small onions, gallangal, tumeric into a fine paste.


heat oil in wok.**
add in onions and fry till soft.
add in the chilly paste - fry till the raw smell of chilly is gone.
add in tomato - cook till the tomato is soft.
Pour in tamarind juice and salt. stir well. Add in the fried anchovies mix well.
Ready to serve

note : ** ensure the oil is generous so as to be able to cook the chilly paste.

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