Sambal Recipe Ingredients
Spice paste (pounded or blended):

* 10 dried chillies
* 10 shallots
* 4 cashew nuts
* 2 tbs belacan (dried shrimp paste)

Other Sambal Recipe ingredients:

* 1 tbs tamarind pulp
* 1/2 cup water
* 4 tbs oil
* 100 g raw peanuts with skin intact
* 1 cup oil for deep frying ikan bilis
* 1/2 cup coconut milk mixed with 1/4 cup water
* 1 tsp sugar
* 1/2 tsp salt
* 100 g ikan bilis (heads removed), rinsed and drained well.


* Mix tamarind with water then strain over fine sieve, discard pulp.
* Heat 2 tbs of oil over medium fire, stir fry peanuts till golden.
* Remove and drain on paper towels.
* In the same pan, add oil for deep frying. Heat oil over high fire and deep fry ikan bilis till crispy. Drain ikan bilis on paper towel.
* Discard oil from the pan.
* Using a clean pan and new oil for saute, heat 2 tbs of oil and fry spice paste for two minutes.
* Add half the coconut milk and fry another 2 minutes until fragrant.
* Add tamarind extract, sugar and salt.
* Lower fire and simmer until thicken, about 2 more minutes.
* Add ikan bilis and peanuts to the sambal paste. Stir to mix well.
The sambal recipe of ikan bilis is ready to ~!!
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