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#UFF19 Sambal Series: Sambal Bongkot

Posted: 21 November 2018 Category: Blog

What is one thing that unites Indonesia’s diverse cuisines? Sambal. Have you ever wondered how many types there are? Researchers from Gadjah Mada University recently listed 322 different recipes. Fanning the flames of the Ubud Food Festival’s love of all things spicy, this is our weekly #UFF19 Sambal Series featuring our favorite types of sambal from across the archipelago. For our final in the series, we head home to Bali for sambal bongkot.

Bongkot (known as kecombrang, honje, or various other names outside Bali) is torch ginger, and various parts of the plant are used in dishes across Southeast Asia. It makes a tantalizing addition to sambal as it has a very distinctive flavor. More subtle and earthier than regular ginger, it has a wonderful aroma. Are you tempted? Try making it at home with our recipe below.

 

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Sloso, 13maret2018 Bismillahirrahmanirrahiim 😊 Kecombrang ato honje ato kincung Sebagai wong jowo, saya kenal kecombrang saat tinggal di bali MasyaaAllah.. tidak perlu waktu lama untuk jatuh cintah dengan rasa dan aromanya Sambal kecombrang ini enaak.. Cocok untuk teman ikan ato ayam goreng. Eh, tapi tempe goreng pun jadi dobel nikmatnya ketika disandingkan dengan sambel sederhana nan nikmat ini Ya Allah.. jadi lapeer.. . . SAMBAL KECOMBRANG #AJsambalkecombrang 10 biji bawang merah, iris halus 4 bunga kecombrang, cuci, iris halus 15 biji cabe rawit merah, iris 1 sdt terasi 1 sdt garam 1/2 sdt gula Kaldu bubuk, optional 1 jeruk limau Sedikit minyak panas Cara 1. Aduk rata bunga kecimbrang, bawang merah, cabe, garam, gula, terasi 2. Siram minyak panas. Aduk rata 3. Kucuri air jeruk limau, aduk rata. Hidangkan Note – ada jg cara yg bunga kecombrangnya di remas dulu pake garam biar layu. Terus cuci bersih baru dicampur semua . .

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Sambal Bongkot Recipe

Ingredients

4 bongkot flowers, finely sliced
10 shallot cloves, finely sliced
15 red bird’s eye chilies, sliced
1 teaspoon of terasi
1 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of sugar
1 kaffir lime
Cooking oil

Method 

In a mortar and pestle, grind all ingredients until smooth. Saute the sambal, and add the juice of the kaffir lime.