200ml cooking oil
70grms dried chillies
500grms onions (small)
200grms galangal (lengkuas)
50grms yellow ginger
5 stalks of lemon grass, use the base only
30grms buah keras
- Soak the dried chillies in warm water for 30 minutes. rinse and remove the seeds.
- Blend dried chillies, onions and garlic together with 100ml cooking oil.
- Blend galangal, lemongrass, buah keras, belacan and yellow ginger and 100ml cooking oil together until fine.
*use blender instead of pounding in order to get a fine and smooth paste.
*enough for cooking 3 portions of meat (about 1 kg each)