Nyonya Mixed Vegetable Sambal Goreng

300gm prawns
2 pieces beancurd
1 eggplant (cut into a few parts)
1 piece preserved bean cake (tempe)
300gm long beans
1 carrot
1 green chilli(sliced thinly)
1 red chilli(sliced thinly)
2 onion(quartered)
1 cup coconut milk
2 tbsp tamarind juice
Salt and sugar to taste

To be grind or pounded
10 dried red chillies(soak in warm water for 30mins)
12 cloves shallots
3 garlic
1 stalk lemon grass
1in shrimp paste
1in fresh turmeric
½ in galangal
½ in ginger

Shell prawns ,but leave the tails on.Rinse.Cut bean curd and tempe into small pieces and fry well in oil.Cut long beans and carrots.
Heat up oil and fry the pounded ingredients until fragrant.Add in all the vegetables ,coconut milk,tamarind juice ,salt and sugar.Leave to simmer gently.Once thicken and vegetables are all cooked, add in prawns ,fried beancurd and tempe.Saute for a minute.Finally add in cut green and red chillies and onions.Fry about 5mins before serving.

Goes well as a side dish with rice.


  1. Slurp, thats a tempting sambal, looks truly awesome...

  2. wow i'm drool here nas i really miss these foods here in USA

  3. This is my type of food...yum. Would be awesome with rice.


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