Sambal is an integral ingredient in Indonesian cuisine. There are so many different types of sambal it’s hard to keep up with. But really that’s just better for us foodies. Sambal simply put means chili sauce, and is usually made with red or green chili. The chillies are usually combined with other ingredients like shallots, garlic and sometimes they will have some kaffir lime leaves & lemongrass in certain types of sambal.
The great thing with this simple sambal balado is that not only will it make your dishes spectacular, it’s so versatile that you can have make the texture of the sambal how you like it. Anywhere from smooth to rustic. Enjoy!