Sambal Udang Petai

Based on 3 ratings

30

min

Preparation

10

min

Cook

Med

Difficulty

4

Steps

10

Ingredients

This quick and easy spicy sambal prawn recipe with petai beans will really give you a kick in the tastebuds!

Let's start cooking!

Blend spice paste

Step 1 - Blend spice paste

  • In a blender or food processor, blend shallots, dried large chilies, belacan, vegetable oil and 2 Tbsp water until smooth.

fry spice paste

Step 2 - Fry spice paste

  • In a pan on medium-high heat, fry spice paste for 4 to 5 minutes until fragrant and oil separates from paste.
Stir-fry prawns in spice paste

Step 3 - Stir-fry prawns in spice paste

  • To the fried spice paste, add prawns and stir-fry for 1 minute until evenly coated.
Add petai, palm sugar and assam juice

Step 4 - Add petai, palm sugar and assam juice

  • Toss in petai, palm sugar and assam juice. Stir well and let it cook for 2 to 3. Season to taste with salt.
Assam juice or tamarind water is tamarind pulp mixed with hot water and strained
Petai beans are known as a good source of antioxidants Petai beans are also known to prevent hypertension, anemia and gastric ulcers.

Plate and serve!

Sambal udang petai on banana leaf

Place sambal udang petai in serving plate or dish and serve hot.

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