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Katta Sambol Recipe

Katta Sambol is a popular Malay Side Dish
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On :
Wednesday, 1 June, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Malay Recipe
Technique :
Grind Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 4 tbsp - dried Prawns
  • 10 Dried red chillies
  • 2 Shallots / chuvannuli
  • 1/2 tsp - salt (or to taste)
  • 1 tsp - Lemon juice (optional)
  • How to Make Katta Sambol:

    1. Soak dried prawns for 15 minutes, changing water a couple of times. Drain out water. Gently wipe with a kitchen towel.
    2. Make a paste of cleaned dried prawns, dried red chillies, salt and shallots using mortar and pestle. Do not add water. Sprinkle lemon juice if using.
    3. Serve with rice / idiyappam (string hoppers) / idli / dosa.
    4. Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World


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