Bumbu Kacang Pedas (Chili Hot Peanut Sauce)

Bumbu Kacang Pedas (Chili Hot Peanut Sauce)

A spicy peanut sauce, much less sweet than typical South-East Asian peanut sauces, like Thai.

Bumbu Kacang Pedas (Chili Hot Peanut Sauce)

A spicy peanut sauce, much less sweet than typical South-East Asian peanut sauces, like Thai.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: Indonesian
Keyword: Coconut, Peanut, Spicy
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Edwin Voskamp

Equipment

  • Mortar and Pestle, Food Processor, or Blender
  • Wok

Ingredients

Base

  • 1 lb peanuts dry roasted, ground (or use chunky peanut butter)

Sauce

  • 1 lb shallots chopped
  • 4 ea chilies chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 pint coconut milk

Spice Blend

  • 1 tsp coriander ground
  • 1 tsp cumin ground
  • ½ tsp turmeric ground
  • ½ tsp kerrie djawa ground
  • ¼ tsp galangal ground
  • ¼ tsp sereh ground
  • ¼ tsp laos ground
  • 2 tbsp kecap manis

Instructions

  • Grind peanuts into a chunky paste.
  • Fry shallots until soft.
    Add chills and garlic, stir fry over medium for 1-2 minutes.
    Add peanuts, stir fry over medium for 1 minute.
  • Add coconut milk, bring to gentle boil.
    Add spice blend.
    Reduce to low simmer.
    Cook until thick.

Notes

Based on a recipe from Indonesian Cookery by David Scott with Surya Winata : p. 90

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