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Sambal Belacan

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sambal belacan is a spicy dip originated from the Malaysian Malay traditional recipe. we dip boiled or steamed vegetables and also to be taken with steamed/boil/fried rice.


Serves: 4

  • 3 red chillies
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon prawn paste
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoons tamarind paste
  • 3 tablespoons water


Sambal Belacan is a community recipe submitted by zaitonrashid and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • pound all ingredients but not too smooth
  • mix all well with spoon and serve with grill/steam/boil/BBQ vegetables/meat/chicken etc
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