Krechek Sambal with Cowpeas (SAMBAL GORENG KRECEK)

Source : Heat The Oil And Saute Ground Spices Until The Color Turns Darker Add The Bay Leaves Lime Leaves Lemon Grass And Galangal Add Some Coconut Milk If N...

PreTime
more Minutes
CookTime
a few Minutes
Yield
Some Servings

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at : November 18, 2022

Step:

  1. Heat the oil, and saute ground spices until the color turns darker.

    Krechek Sambal with Cowpeas (SAMBAL GORENG KRECEK) recipe step 1 photo
  2. Add the bay leaves, lime leaves, lemon grass and galangal. Add some coconut milk if needed, stir well.

    Krechek Sambal with Cowpeas (SAMBAL GORENG KRECEK) recipe step 2 photo
  3. Add krecek and cayenne pepper, stir and saute until cayenne pepper wilt.

    Krechek Sambal with Cowpeas (SAMBAL GORENG KRECEK) recipe step 3 photo
  4. Add tamarind water, cowpeas/kacang tolo, brown sugar and pepper powder. Stir briefly.

    Krechek Sambal with Cowpeas (SAMBAL GORENG KRECEK) recipe step 4 photo
  5. Pour in the rest of coconut milk, then reduce heat. Boiled and cook until the sauce slightly reduces, add salt then adjust the taste.

    Krechek Sambal with Cowpeas (SAMBAL GORENG KRECEK) recipe step 5 photo
  6. Add a petai/stink bean before the stove is turned off, then remove. Ready to be served while hot.

    Krechek Sambal with Cowpeas (SAMBAL GORENG KRECEK) recipe step 6 photo

Ingredients

  1. 200 gr Krecek (better with the wet kind, because it is still fresh), cut in small pieces according to taste
  2. 250 gr cowpeas (Kacang tolo), soak 3-4 hours and then boiled until soft
  3. 10 cayenne peppers, only discard the stalks without cutting - leave whole
  4. 1 pod petai bean/stink bean (if desired), peeled then split in 2 or 4
  5. 3 bay leaves
  6. 5 lime leaves
  7. 1 stalk lemongrass, use white part and crush
  8. 2 cm galangal, crushed
  9. 2 tbsp brown sugar, shaved
  10. 1 tsp tamarind, dissolved in a little water
  11. 750 ml coconut milk (from ½ coconut)
  12. 2 tsp salt (to taste)
  13. 2 tbsp oil for frying
  14. Pepper powder to taste (optional)
  15. GROUND SPICES
  16. 8 shallots
  17. 4 cloves garlic
  18. 8 red chillies
  19. 3 candlenuts, toasted
  20. 2 cm ginger
  21. 1 section kencur

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