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Sambal Tomat (Tomato Sambal)


tomato sambal

We used this tomato sambal to make Mee Goreng in my Balinese Cooking Class.

Sambal Tomat — Tomato Sambal (recipe by I Nyoman Sudiyasa of Sate Bali)

Ingredients:

  • 4 T vegetable oil
  • 15 shallots, peeled and sliced
  • 10 cloves garlics, peeled and sliced
  • 14 large red chilies, seeds removes and sliced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, each cut into 6 wedges
  • 2 tsp roasted dried shrimp paste
  • 2 tsp freshly squeezed kaffir lime juice

Directions:

Heat the oil in a heavy saucepan or wok.  Add shallots and garlic and sauté for 5 minutes over low heat.  Add the chilies and sauté for another 5 minutes, then add the tomato and shrimp paste.  Simmer for 10 minutes.  Add the kaffir lime juice.

sauté the tomatoes, chilies, garlic, shallots and shrimp paste

Put all the ingredients into a food processor and purée coarsely.  In class, we used a large flat mortar and pestle to mash this by hand.

grind the mixture into a paste

Season with salt to taste.  Let cool before using.  This sambal can also be frozen for later use.

We used this tomato sambal to make Mee Goreng in my Balinese Cooking Class.

mee goreng - fried noodles

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