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How to Make Sambal

How to make Spicy Carrot Apple Sambal Oelek

How to make Spicy Carrot Apple Oelek Sambal Oelek


Many countries in Africa are famous for their Sambal. What is a Sambal and how do you make it, let's find out. Sambal is a chili-based fruit and vegetable preserve made sweetly and very hot and used as a condiment. Many countries in Africa are famous for their Sambal.


Spicy Carrot Apple Oelek Sambal

Spicy Carrot Apple Oelek Sambal



Ingredients
2 cups finely grated carrots
2 cups grated sweet apples
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon minced ginger
1 teaspoon brown sugar
3 chopped hot chilies


Directions

Toss 2 cups finely grated carrots and 2 cups grated sweet apples with 1/4 cup lemon juice and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Let sit 1/2 hour, then squeeze with hands and discard any excess liquid. Combine with 1 teaspoon minced garlic, 1 teaspoon minced ginger, 1 teaspoon brown sugar and
3 chopped hot chilies, mix well. Refrigerate 2 hours before serving. Serve with bread, meats, and vegetables as a dip.

How to make Sambal Oelek


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