Friday, August 31, 2012

Bali Traditional Matah Sauce (Sambal Matah), Indonesian Recipe from Bali Island

Matah Souce
Matah sauce is the favorite sauce in Bali. This sauce usually consumes to be complement of fried duck (especially in Bali).
If you want to try to make it, here they are the recipes:

3 cloves of lemongrass (sliced)
10 red chilies (sliced)
15 red onions (sliced)
3 garlics (sliced)
5 leaves of lime (sliced)
5 tablespoons of lemon juice
2 teaspoons of shrimp paste (roasted then mashed)
 6 tablespoons of frying oil
2½ teaspoons of salt

How to make it:
The first step you need to heat the cooking oil on the frying pan. Then add all of ingredients above while you stir it. It just needs for about 2-3 minutes (don’t take too long when you are frying this sauce).


  1. Is the 15 onions right? Seems like a lot...

  2. If it seems like a lot , use math to count the ratio , it's based on someone serving size ...

    by the way nice recipe .
    -Jaka , From Depok


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