Coconut Sambal

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recipe by BM Thornton www.getdrop.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    0mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    1
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    418
based on 1 ratings

Coconut sambal is eaten with nearly every meal in Sri Lanka, you can make it as spicy as you wish but making it with a fresh coconut is best.

recipe updated May 28, 2019

Ingredients

  • Tomato icon
    Tomato
    x 1 (about 140g)
  • Coconut icon
    Coconut
    x ½ (about 90g)
  • Shallot icon
    Shallot
    x 2 (about 84g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    1
  • Chili powder icon
    Chili powder
    about ¼ teaspoon (1g)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    about ¼ teaspoon (1g)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    1 pinch
  • Chili flakes icon
    Chili flakes
    about ¼ teaspoon (0g)
  • Lime icon
    Lime
    x 1 (about 17g)

Tools

  • kCook icon Small bowl

Step preview

  1. Add tomato, shallot, garlic clove, chili powder, black pepper, salt and chili flakes to a clean small bowl
  2. Crush with mortar and pestle until combined
  3. Add coconut to the small bowl
  4. Crush with mortar and pestle until mixture comes together
  5. Squeeze lime into the small bowl
  6. Stir with tablespoon
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