Submitted by :Yummy Yummy

Ingredients :
1 1/2 cup dry roasted peanuts (unsalted) (or use 4-5 tbsp crunchy peanut butter)

Spicy Paste: To Grind
6-8 dried red chilies (seeded and soaked in warm water)
3 cloves garlic
3 shallots
2 lemon grass (white parts only)
1 inch galangal or ginger
1 tablespoon coriander powder
3/4 cup
1/4 cup coconut milk
1 tablespoon sweet soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoon brown Sugar
pinch of salt
1/4 cup oil
1 heaping tablespoon tamarind pulp (soaked in 1/4 cup water for 15 minutes, squeeze the tamarind pulp for juice and discard the pulp)

Method :

  • Crush the peanuts coursely with mortar and pestle. set aside.
  • Make Spice Paste – grind all 07 ingredients to fine paste.
  • Heat oil and fry the spice paste until aromatic and smell spicy. Add the peanuts paste/ peanut butter, tamarind juice, water, sugar, sweet soy sauce and stir thoroughly.
  • Simmer in low heat while continue stirring for about 3 minutes until the peanut sauce turns smooth.
  • Add the milk and simmer another 5-6 minutes. The sauce is ready for serving.


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